In Greek mythology, Megareus referred to two different people

  • King of Megara With the aid of Apollo, Alcathous rebuilt the walls of Megara, for which Megareus, gave him his daughter, Periboea, as a wife.
  • King of Onchestus in Boeotia, father of Hippomenes. He was part of the Seven Against Thebes and committed suicide in response to a claim by the oracle Tiresias that Thebes would win if one person would voluntarily die to save it.

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