A son of Tyrsenus. Either he or Archondas is said to have given the trumpet (σάλπιγξ, salpinx) which had been invented by Tyrsenus to the Dorians, when, commanded by Temenus, they marched against Argos. Hence Athena at Argos was believed to have received from him the surname of Salpinx.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 21.3.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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