A personification of grief or mourning, is described as a son of Aether and Terra.1 This being, who wasted (edax) the energies of man, is placed by the poets together with other horrible creatures, at the entrance of the lower world.
- Silius Italicus, xiii, 581.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Statius. Thebaid iii, 126.
- Virgil. Aeneid vi, 274.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.