king of the Epeans in Elis and one of the Argonauts.
Historical Examples

Hercules was next sent to Augeas, King of Elis, who had immense droves of cattle.
Myths of Greece and Rome H. A. Guerber

Augeas had promised him a tenth of the herd, but refused this, alleging that Heracles had acted only in the service of Eurystheus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various

Heracles now marched against Augeas to execute his vengeance on him also for his perfidious conduct.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome E.M. Berens

There is still one piece of dirt left in it—and that is a cheating knave, Augeas by name.
Gods and Heroes R. E. Francillon

Probably the legitimate line of Salmoneus, represented in Augeas.
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 W. E. Gladstone

Augeas did not wait for the decision; he grew angry and commanded his son as well as the stranger to leave his kingdom instantly.
Myths and Legends of All Nations Various

Heracles thereupon sent an army against him, and, though at first defeated, finally slew Augeas and his sons.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 Various

But when Augeas heard that this was one of the labours imposed by Eurystheus, he refused the promised guerdon.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome E.M. Berens

Augeas, having broken the bargain, was deposed and slain by Hercules.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

But then the stable was that of Augeas, King of Elis, which was at once the largest and the dirtiest in the whole world.
Gods and Heroes R. E. Francillon


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