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ID: 901000814
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000814
Record Type: Character/Person

Ancaeus (Greek character)

Note: In Greek mythology, king of the Leleges of Samos; son of Zeus or Poseidon and Astypalaea (daughter of Phoenix). In the Argonautic expedition, after the death of Tiphys, the helmsman of the Argo, Ancaeus took his place. According to legend, while planting a vineyard, Ancaeus was told by a seer that he would never drink of its wine.

Names:
Ancaeus (Greek character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Ankaios (Greek character) (English,U,N)
Ἀγκαῖος (Greek character) (Ancient Greek,U,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Greek iconography> (P)
........<Greek characters> (G)
............Ancaeus (Greek character) (I)
Related Iconography:
child of .... Zeus
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Zeus (Greek deity)) [901000671]
child of .... Poseidon
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Greek iconography, Greek characters, Poseidon (Greek deity)) [901000198]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... legendary character
.....(characters (people by activity), people by activity, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
role/characteristic is .... king (person)
.....(monarchs, rulers (people), people in government and administration, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
flourished/active in .... Samos
.....(Sámos regional division, Aiyaíon region, Greece, Europe) (TGN)

Sources:
Ancaeus (Greek character)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
................J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Ankaios (Greek character)
................Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Ἀγκαῖος (Greek character)
................Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancaeus_(son_of_Poseidon)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Ancaeus," accessed 10 June 2017

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