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Eurystheus

[yoo-ris-thee-uh s, -thyoos, yuh-] /yʊˈrɪs θi əs, -θyus, yə-/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
a king of Mycenae and cousin of Hercules, upon whom he imposed 12 labors.
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Eurystheus

/jʊˈrɪsθjuːs; -θɪəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a grandson of Perseus, who, through the favour of Hera, inherited the kingship of Mycenae, which Zeus had intended for Hercules
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