A son of Poseidon and Canace. He married Iphimedeia, the daughter of Triops, who was in love with Poseidon, and who used to walk by the sea-side, take her hands full of its water, and sprinkle her bosom with it.
The two sons whom she had by Poseidon were called Aloadae, after their nominal father.
- Homer. Iliad v, 385.
- Homer. Odyssey xii, 305.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 7.4.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.