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Iobates

[ahy-ob-uh-teez, ee-ob-] /aɪˈɒb əˌtiz, iˈɒb-/
noun, Classical Mythology
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a Lycian king commissioned by his son-in-law, Proetus, to kill Bellerophon: after surviving ordeals designed to destroy him, Bellerophon was believed to be divinely protected, and Iobates gave him half his kingdom.
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