Meaning of Eurystheus

Eu•rys•the•us

Pronunciation: (yoo-ris'thē-us, -thys, yu-), [key]
— n. Class. Myth.
  1. a king of Mycenae and cousin of Hercules, upon whom he imposed 12 labors. Cf. labors of Hercules.
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