"Strength." The personification of strength, a son of Pallas and Styx, and the brother of Zelus, Nike, and Bia. He and his siblings stood beside the throne of Zeus. In Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, Hephaestus persuaded him into binding Prometheus.



  • Aeschylus. Prometheus Bound, init.
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  • Hesiod. Theogony, 385.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 2.4.