A son of Alector or Alectryon, by Cleobule, and father of Peneleus.1 He is mentioned among the Argonauts,2 and commanded the Boeotians in the war against Troy,3 from whence he took with him the remains of Arcesilaus.4
His tomb was shown in later times at Plataeae.5
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.8; Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 67.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.16.
- Homer. Iliad ii, 494; xvii, 602; Pausanias. Description of Greece ix, 4.3.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ix, 39.3.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ix, 4.3; comp. Hyginus. Fabulae, 97.
- 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.