Or Inachis (Ἰναχίς), Inachione (Ἰναχιώνη), frequently occur as surnames of Io, the daughter of Inachus.

Epaphus, a grandson of Inachus, bears the same surname;1 and so also Perseus, merely because he was born at Argos, the city of Inachus.2



  1. Ovid. Metamorphoses i, 753.
  2. ibid. iv, 719.


  • Aeschylus. Prometheus Bound, 591.
  • Callimachus. Hymn to Artemis, 254.
  • Ovid. Fasti iii, 658; Metamorphoses ix, 686.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Virgil. Georgics iii, 153.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.