Academus: Greek Hero from Ancient Attica

Also known as Akademos, Hekademos or Hecademus was, an Attic hero, who, when Castor and Polydeuces [or Pollux] invaded Attica to liberate their sister Helen, revealed to them that she was hidden at Aphidnae. For this reason the Tyndarids [Castor and Pollux] always showed him much gratitude, and whenever the Lacedaemonians (Ancient Spartans) invaded Attica, …

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