A son of Jason by Hypsipyle, in the island of Lemnos, from whence he supplied the Greeks during their war against Troy with wine. He purchased Lycaon, a Trojan prisoner, of Patroclus for a silver urn.

The Euneidae, a famous family of cithara-players in Lemnos, traced their origin to Euneus.1



  1. Eustathius on Homer, p. 1327; Hesychius, s.v. Εὐνεῖδαι.


  • Homer. Iliad vii, 468; xxiii, 741 ff.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Strabo. Geography i, p. 41.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.