The son of Boreas and Orithyia. He and his brother Zetes are also known as the Boreades. As participants in the voyage of the Argonauts they played an important part, among which the liberation of King Phineus from the Harpies.



  • Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Diodorus Siculus, iv, 44.
  • Ovid. Metamorphoses vi, 675-721; vii, 1-73.