A son of Paris and Oenone. He loved Helen and was beloved by her, and was therefore killed by his own father.1 According to other traditions, Oenone made use of him for the purpose of provoking the jealousy of Paris, and thereby causing the ruin of Helen.2 Others again call Corythus a son of Paris by Helen.3



  1. Parthenius. Erotica Pathemata, 34.
  2. Conon. Narratives, 22; Tzetzes on Lycophron, 57.
  3. Dictys Cretensis, v, 5.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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