He was one of the leaders of the Boeotians in the war against Troy, where he slew Ilioneus and Lycon (2), and was wounded by Polydamas.1 He is said to have been slain by Eurypylus, the son of Telephus.2
- Homer. Iliad ii, 494; xiv, 487 ff.; xvi, 341; xvii, 597 ff.; comp. Virgil. Aeneid ii, 425.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ix, 5.8; Dictys Cretensis, iv, 17.
- Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 67.
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 97.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ix, 5.8.
- Plutarch. Greek Questions, 37.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.16; iii, 10.8, where he is erroneously called a son of Leïtus.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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