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In Greek mythology, the name Butes referred to three different people.

  1. Aphrodite's lover and a Sicilian king. He was the father of Eryx by Aphrodite.
  2. Boreas' son. He offended Dionysus and was made insane.
  3. Son of Pandion and Zeuxippe. He was a priest of Poseidon and Athena and was worshipped as a hero by the Athenians.

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