A son of Mermerus, and great-grandson of Jason and Medea. He lived at Ephyra, between Elis and Olympia; and when Odysseus came to him to fetch the poison for his arrows, Ilus refused it, from fear of the vengeance of the gods.
- Eustathius on Homer, p. 1415 ff.
- Homer. Odyssey i, 259, ii, 328.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Strabo. Geography viii, p. 338.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.