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by Micha F. Lindemans
The son of Aphareus. He abducted Marpessa, an Aetolian princess and granddaughter of Ares. When Apollo wanted the girl also, Zeus had her choose between the two men. She chose Idas. After he participated in the hunt for the Calydonian boar and the voyage of the Argonauts, he died in a fight with the Dioscuri.

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