One of Cabeiri, agricultural deities of iron-forged agricultural implements. At one time he reigned over the giants, but he ruined his ill-fated people and lost his own life as well. He was the son of Hephaestus and Cabeiro, and a brother of Alcon. His daughter was Periboea.



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