A son of the Messenian king Aepytus, whom he succeeded on the throne. Glaucus distinguished himself by his piety toward the gods. He was the first one to sacrifice to Machaon the son of Asclepius in Gerenia, and to assign to Messene, the daughter of Triopas, the honors customarily paid to heroes.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece iv, 3.9.