A son of the Pylian Nestor and Anaxibia, accompanied his father on the expedition against Troy, and returned with him to Pylos. According to Philostratus,1 he did not go to Troy.

He was the father of Sillus, and his tomb was shown at Pylos in Messenia.2



  1. Heroicus iii, 2.
  2. Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 18.7; iv, 36.2.


  • Homer. Iliad ix, 81; xiv, 10; xvi, 321; xvii, 378, 705.
  • Homer. Odyssey iii, 39, 414, 442 ff.
  • 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.