In Homer, a mythical island situated somewhere in the west. It was there that the herds of Helios grazed, tended by his daughters Lampetia and Phaethusa. Ancient tradition identifies Thrinacia with Sicily.
- Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
- Homer. Odyssey xi, 107; xii, 127, 135.