A son of Lycus (Areilycus) and Theobule, brother Prothoenor, of was the leader of the Boeotians in the Trojan war. He led his people to Troy in ten ships, and was slain by Hector.1

According to Pausanias2 his remains were brought back to Boeotia, where a monument was erected to his memory in the neighborhood of Lebadeia.



  1. Homer. Iliad ii, 495; xv, 329; Hyginus. Fabulae, 97.
  2. Description of Greece ix, 39.2.


  • 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.