In Greek mythology, the name Menesthius may refer to:

  • Menesthius, son of Spercheus and Polydora, one of the Myrmidonian leaders in the Trojan War[1][2]
  • Menesthius, son of Areithous and Phylomedusa, from Arnae, Boeotia, killed by Paris in the Trojan War[3][4]


  1. Homer, Iliad, 16. 173 ff
  2. Bibliotheca 3. 13. 4
  3. Homer, Iliad, 7. 8 - 10
  4. Hesiod, Catalogue of Women, fragment 218 (fr. 27 in the Loeb edition, 1914) Scholia on Homer, Iliad, 7. 9
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