The helper, a surname of Apollo, under which he was worshiped at Bassae in Arcadia. Every year a wild boar was sacrificed to him in his temple on Mount Lycaeus. He had received this surname because he had at one time delivered the country from a pestilence.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece viii, 38.6, 41.5.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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