A son of Actor and Aegina, a step-brother of Aeacus, and husband of Polymele, by whom he became the father of Patroclus. He resided at Opus, and took part in the expedition of the Argonauts.1 Some accounts call his mother Damocrateia, and a daughter of Aegina; and instead of Polymele they call his wife Sthenele or Periapis.2
- Homer. Iliad xii, 785; xvi, 14; xviii, 326.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 13.8; Scholiast on Pindar's Olympian Odes ix, 107; Strabo. Geography, p. 425; comp. C. Valerius Flaccus. Argonautica i, 407; Eustathius on Homer, p. 112.
- Homer. Iliad xii, 770; xxiii, 85 ff.; Scholiast on Pindar's Olympian Odes ix, 104.
- Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 39.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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