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Arkêsios - - Arceisius King of Ithaka

Greek: Αρκείσιος King of Ithaka
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Son of Cephalos - Kephalos - and Procris
Husband of Chalcomedusa
Father of Laërtês - King of Ithaka
Half brother of Tithonos

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In Greek mythology, Arcesius (or Arkêsios; also spelled Arceisius or Arkeisios) was the son of either Zeus or Cephalus, and king in Ithaca.

A son of Zeus and Euryodia, husband of Chalcomedusa and father of Laertes. (Hom. Od. xiv. 182, xvi. 118; Apollod. i. 9. § 16; Ov. Met. xiii. 145; Eustath, ad Hom. p. 1796.) According to Hyginus (Fab. 189), he was a son of Cephalus and Procris, and according to others, of Cephalus and a she-bear. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 1961, comp. p. 1756.)