A surname of Zeus, under which he had a sanctuary between Amyclae and Mount Taygetus. It was said to have been derived from a priest of the name of Messapeus.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 20.3.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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