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Birthplace: Greece
Death: Died in Greece
Immediate Family:

Son of Cleodaeus and ??
Husband of ??
Father of Temenos King of Argos; Aristodemos, king of Sparta and Cresphontes, King of Messene

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About Aristomachus

One of the Heracleidae, son of Cleodaeus, a great-grandson of Heracles. He led an attempt to capture Mycenae during the reign of Tisamenus, but, having misinterpreted the oracle, failed and fell in the battle.[2][3] He is the father of Temenus, Cresphontes and Aristodemus.

Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2. 18. 7

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