A son of Phyleus by Eustyoche, Ctimene, or Timandra, and a grandson of Augeas. He is mentioned among the suitors of Helen, and in forty ships he led his bands from Dulichium and the Echinades against Troy.

According to Dictys Cretensis1 he was killed in the Trojan war.


Polygnotus had painted him in the Lesche at Delphi as a wounded man.



  1. iii, 10.


  • Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Eustathius on Homer, p. 303.
  • Homer. Iliad ii, 625 ff.; v, 69; xiii, 692; xv, 520 ff.; xix, 269.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece x, 25.2.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Strabo. Geography x, pp. 456, 459.

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