In Greek meethology, Peleus (Greek: Πηλεύς, Pēleus) wis a hero whase meeth wis already kent tae the hearers o Homer in the late 8t century BC. Peleus wis the son o Aeacus, keeng o the island o Aegina, an Endeïs, the oread o Mount Pelion in Thessaly. He mairied the sea-nymph Thetis wi whom he faithered Achilles.
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- Peleus is mentioned in Homer's Odyssey during the conversation atween Odysseus an the dead Achilles.
- The island lies in the Saronic Gulf opposite the coast o Epidaurus; it haed ance been cried Oenone, Pausanias wis informed.
- In poetry he an Telamon are sometimes the Endeides, the "sons of Endeis"; see, for example, Pausanias 2.29.10.