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Laërtês - King of Ithaka

Greek: Λαέρτης King of Ithaka
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Son of Arkêsios - - Arceisius King of Ithaka and Chalcomedusa
Husband of Antiklia - - Anticlea
Father of Ctimene and Odysseus - Οδυσσέας - Ulysses King of Ithaca

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About Laërtês - King of Ithaka

In Greek mythology, Laërtes (Greek: Λαέρτης) was the son of Arcesius and Chalcomedusa. He was the father of Odysseus (who was thus called Laertiades, Λαερτιάδης) and Ctimene by his wife Anticlea, daughter of the thief Autolycus. Laërtes was an Argonaut and participated in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar. Laërtes's title was King of the Cephallenians, which he presumably inherited from his father Arcesius and grandfather Cephalus. His realm included Ithaca and surrounding islands, and perhaps even the neighboring part of the mainland of other Greek city-states.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laertes