A surname of Apollo, of the same meaning as Hecaerge in the case of Artemis.1 Here too tradition has metamorphosed the attribute of the god into a distinct being, for Servius2 speaks of one Hecaergus as a teacher and priest of Apollo and Artemis.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.