In Greek mythology, Melanthus (Ancient Greek: Μέλανθος) was a king of Messenia and son of Andropompus and Henioche. He was among the descendants of Neleus (the Neleidae) expelled from Messenia, by the descendants of Heracles, as part of the legendary "Return of the Heracleidae", later associated with the supposed "Dorian invasion".
- Further reading
- Reference in Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
- Reference on Greek Mythology Link
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