An Attic hero, a son of Poseidon and Alope, the daughter of Cercyon. He became the ruler of Eleusis after the death of Cercyon. He had a heroum at Athens; and one of the Attic phylae was called after him Hippothoontis.
- Demosthenes. Epitaphs, 1389.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 5.2, 38.4, 39.3.
- 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.