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Leukippos 3

Son of Xanthios of Lycia. APHRODITE causes him to fall in LOVE with his sister with his mother’s help (INCEST). But the girl’s father and her fiancé wait outside the chamber to catch the man seducing the girl. She hears them, runs out, and they kill her; her screams bring Leukippos out of the chamber and he kills his father. He is driven into exile and goes to Phaistos (LEUKIPPOS 1; Parthenius, Amat. Narr. 5).