Aeacus



a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles.
Historical Examples

The counsel for the defence tries to reply; but Aeacus, who is the soul of justice, will not have it.
Apocolocyntosis Lucius Seneca

In Aegina, Hypereides and the others had been taken from the shrine of Aeacus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2 Various

You might have imagined them to be Minos, Aeacus, and Rhadamanthus, at the age when they played at leap-frog.
Paris under the Commune John Leighton

He is handed over to Caligula, and Caligula makes him a present to Aeacus.
Apocolocyntosis Lucius Seneca

Then Aeacus decreed he should rattle dice for ever in a box with no bottom.
Apocolocyntosis Lucius Seneca

With these words he moved the heart of Patroclus, who set off running by the line of the ships to Achilles, descendant of Aeacus.
The Iliad Homer

Evidently we are to infer that there is no admission for blear eyes in the kingdom of Aeacus.
The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 Lucian of Samosata

Aeacus (Ae′acus), one of the judges of hell, with Minos and Rhadamanthus.
1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis

Aeacus delivers him to his freedman Menander, to be his law-clerk.
Apocolocyntosis Lucius Seneca

Rhadamanthus shall judge those who come from Asia, and Aeacus those who come from Europe.
Gorgias Plato

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