One of the elders at Troy, was married to Phrontis, and the father of Euphorbus, Polydamas, and Hyperenor.1 Virgil2 makes him a son of Othrys, and a priest of Apollo, a dignity to which, according to Servius on this passage, he was raised by Priam; originally he was a Delphian, and had been carried to Troy by Antenor, on account of his beauty.3



  1. Homer. Iliad iii, 146; xiv, 450; xvii, 24, 40, 81.
  2. Aeneid ii, 319.
  3. Comp. Lucian. Gallus, 17.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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