A surname of Apollo under which he was worshiped at Elis, where he had a splendid temple in the agora. The surname characterizes Apollo as the averter of evil, and has the same meaning as Acestor (ἀκέστωρ) and Alexicacus (ἀλεξίκακος).



  • Euripides. Andromache, 901.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece vi, 24.6.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.