Merops (Argos)

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Merops ( Greek  Μέροψ ) was the son of Thestros , king of Argos in Greek mythology . He was the father of Aristodamidas , who ascended the throne after him. After Theophilus of Antioch , his brother Akoos was king of Argos and father of Aristodamidas.


  • Diodorus Siculus , Libraries , 7, 17.
  • Theophilus of Antioch, Ad Autolycum , 2, 7.

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predecessor Office successor
Thestros King of Argos
10th century BC BC
(mythical chronology)