A son of Manes, king of the Maeonians, from whose son Lydus, his son and successor, the Maeonians were afterwards called Lydians.1
Herodotus2 mentions Tyrrhenus as another son of Atys; and in another passage,3 he speaks of Cotys as the son of Manes, instead of Atys.
- Herodotus. Histories i, 7, vii, 74.
- i, 94; comp. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, A. R. i, 26, 28; Tacitus. Annals, iv, 55.
- iv, 45.
- 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.