One of the Gigantes. During the Gigantomachy he was pursued through the sea by Poseidon until he reached the island of Cos. Poseidon ripped off that part of the island which was called Nisyrus and threw it at the giant and buried him under it.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 2.4.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 6.2.
  • Strabo. Geography x, p. 489.