A son of Pronax and brother of Amphithea, the wife of Adrastus. He took part in the war of the Seven against Thebes, and engaged in a contest with Amphiaraus, which was represented on the throne of Apollo at Amyclae.1 He is also mentioned among those whom Asclepius called to life again after their death.2



  1. Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 18.7; Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.3.
  2. Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 10.3; Scholiast on Pindar's Pythian Odes iii, 96; on Euripides' Alcestis, 1.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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