Periphetes in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology

(Περιφήτης). 1. A son of Hephaestus and Anticleia, was surnamed Corynetes, that is, Club-bearer, and was a robber at Epidaurus, who slew the travellers he met with an iron club. Theseus at last slew him and took his club for his own use. (Apollod. 3.16.1; Plut. Thes 38; Paus 2.1.4; Ov. Met. 7.437.) 2. A son of Copreus of Mycenae, was slain at Troy by Hector. (Horn. Il. 15.638.) 3. A Trojan, who was slain by Teucer. (Horn. Il. 14.515.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.