A son of Cleodaeus, and great-grandson of Heracles, was the father of Temenus, Cresphontes, and Aristodemus. He marched into the Peloponnese at the time when Tisamenus, the son of Orestes, ruled over the peninsula; but his expedition failed as he had misunderstood the oracle, and he fell in battle.



  • Herodotus. Histories vi, 52.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 7.6.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library ii, 8.2.
  • 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.