Periphetes (Περιφήτης) is the name of several characters from Greek mythology.
The most prominent Periphetes, also known as Corynetes or the Club-Bearer, was a son of Hephaestus and Anticleia. Like his father, he was lame in one leg with only one eye as a Cyclopes would have. He roamed the road from Athens to Troezen where he robbed travellers and killed them with his bronze club. Theseus killed him by throwing a boulder at him and afterwards used the club as his own weapon.
Other figures of this name were:
- Periphetes, king of Mygdonia. He fought with Sithon for the hand of the latter's daughter Pallene and was killed.
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