A mystic divinity in the system of the Orphics, is also called Eros, Ericapaeus, Metis, and Protoganus. He is said to have sprung from the mystic mundane egg, and to have been the father of all the gods, and the creator of men.
- Lactantius. Divine Institutes i, 5.
- Orphic. Argonautica, 15.
- Proclus on Plato's Cratylus, p. 36.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.