A son of Codrus. He and his brother Promethus took the kingship of Colophon in Ionia. Afterwards Promethus killed his brother and fled to Naxos, where he died, but his body was carried home and received by the sons of Damasichthon. The name of the place where Damasichthon is buried is called Polyteichides.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece vii, 3.3.