A surname of Apollo, under which he had a temple, an ancient oracle, and a beautiful grove near the town of Grynion, Gryna, or Grynus in Aeolis in Asia Minor.

Under the similar, if not the same name, Γρυνεύς, Apollo was worshiped in the Hecatonnesi.1



  1. Strabo. Geography xiii, p. 618.


  • Athenaeus, iv, p. 149.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 21.9.
  • Servius on Virgil's Eclogues vi, 72.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Stephanus of Byzantium, s.v. Γρύνοι.

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