A Boeotian, from whom Mount Messapion, on the coast of Boeotia, and Messapia (also called Iapygia), in southern Italy, were believed to have derived their names.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Strabo. Geography ix, p. 405.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.