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King Erichthonius (also called Erechtheus I) was, according to some legends, autochthonous (born of the soil), and in other accounts he was the son of Hephaestus and Gaia or Athena or Atthis.
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 Cicero Book
Afterwardes his sonne Deucalion, being marveilously offended with the ATHENIANS, sent to summone them to deliver Daedalus unto him, or els he woulde put the children to death, which were delivered to his father for hostages.
But Theseus excused him selfe, and sayed he coulde not forsake Daedalus, considering he was his neere kynseman, being germaine, for he was the sonne of Merope, the daughter of Erichtheus.
Howbeit by and by he caused nany vessels secretly to be made, parte of them within ATTICA selfe in the village of Thymetades, farre from any highe wayes: and parte of them in the cittie of TROEZEN, by the sufferance of Pitheus his grandfather, to the ende his Purpose shoulde be kept the secretlyer.
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 Euripides' Medea
Descendants of Erichtheus, for ever happy and contented, children of the blessed gods, nourished by the glorious wisdom of a free land.
And now, I’m leaving for the land of Erichtheus, to live with Aegeas, son of Pandion.   You, of course, will die one way or another, beaten over the head by one of your ship’s Argo pieces of wood, since you’ve tasted the bitter end of my marriage.
Yet you will be punished by the spirits of Vengeance, the Erinyes and Holy Justice who punishes all the murderers.
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