A Spartan who fled to Italy during the Messenian wars. There he founded the town of Tarentum and was venerated as a demigod. Heracles was also regarded as the founder of this town.
- Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
- Justinus, 3, 4, 7.