According to Pausanias,1 a son of Argus, from whom the ancient city of Tiryns derived its name; according to Stephanus of Byzantium it derived its name from Tiryns, a daughter of Halus and sister of Amphitryon.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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