The son of Tiberinus and Manto. He was regarded as the founder of Mantua (present-day Mantova). A different tradition names him as the son or brother of Auletes and as the founder of Felsina (later Bononia, present-day Bologna) and Cesena in Gaul.



  • Servius on Virgil's Aeneid x, 198.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.