A son of Peteus, an Athenian king, who led the Athenians against Troy, and surpassed all other mortals in arranging the war-steeds and men for battle.1 With the assistance of the Tyndarids, he is said to have driven Theseus from his kingdom, and to have died at Troy.2
- Homer. Iliad ii, 552 ff.; iv, 327; Philostratus. Heroicus ii, 16; Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 25.6.
- Plutarch. Theseus, 32, 35; Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 17.6
- 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.