"Lustrous." The daughter of Helios by the nymph Neaera. After her birth she and her sister Phaethusa were taken to the island of Thrinacia (Sicily). There, she tended her father's flocks of sheep, consisting of 350 heads, with her silver crock. When the companions of Odysseus killed several of the animals she informed her father.



  • Homer. Odyssey xii, 132 ff., 374 ff.
  • Hyginus. Fabulae, 154.
  • Ovid. Metamorphoses ii, 349.
  • Sextus Propertius. Elegies iii, 12, 29.