The daughter of Amphion, the ruler of Orchomenus, by Persephone, the daughter of Minyas. She was the wife of Neleus and she bore to him twelve sons — Taurus, Asterius, Pylaon, Deimachus, Eurybius, Epilaus, Phrasius, Eurymenes, Euagoras, Alastor, Nestor, and Periclymenus — and a daugher, Pero.



  • Homer. Odyssey xi, 281 ff.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece x, 29.5.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.9.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.