The name of the father and brother of the Hyades.1 The father was married to Boeotia, and was looked upon as the ancestor of the ancient Hyantes.2 The son — who is mentioned by Hyginus3 as a son of Atlas by Pleione or Aethra,4 — or the brother of the Hyades, was killed in Libya by an animal, a serpent, a boar, or a lion.
- Hyginus. Poetical Astronomy ii, 21; Eustathius on Homer, p. 1155; Ovid. Fasti v, 181.
- Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia iv, 12; comp. Müiller, Orchomenos und die Minyer, p. 124.
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 192.
- Hyginus. Astronomy ii, 21.