A mythical tribe of long-lived people. They had gigantic ears, eight fingers and toes, and their bodies were covered in white hair, which by the age of sixty began to turn black. They were said to be very war-like and to escort the king on his military expeditions.



  • Photius. Myriobiblon 72.
  • Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia vii, 27, 30.