Greek Hero: Meleager

The aim of this lecture is to present on Greek Hero: Meleager. Meleager was the son of King Oeneus of Calydon and Althaea. Seven days after his birth, the Fates appeared to foretell his future. Clotho and Lachesis predicted he would be noble and brave. While still young, he came to be regarded as second only to Heracles in his abilities. There are two versions of Meleager’s death; both start with a quarrel with his uncles over the prized boar skin.