A son of Dardanus and Batea. He was the husband of Astyoche or Callirrhoë, and father of Tros or Assaracus, and the wealthiest of all mortals, for three thousand mares grazed in his fields, which were so beautiful, that Boreas fell in love with them. He is mentioned also among the kings of Crete.



  • Dionysius, i, 62.
  • Homer. Iliad xx, 220 ff.
  • Ovid. Fasti iv, 33.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 12.2.
  • Servius on Virgil's Aeneid viii, 130; Strabo. Geography xiii, p. 604.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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