A son of Telamon and Theaneira or Hesione, a king of the Leleges.1 When his mother was with child with him, she fled to Miletus, where she received by king Arion, who also brought up her son Trambelus. In the time of the Trojan war, when Achilles came to Miletus, he slew Trambelus, but greatly repented when he learned that he was a son of Telamon.2 Another tradition places Trambelus in the island of Lesbos.3



  1. Athenaeus, ii, p. 43.
  2. Tzetzes on Lycophron, 467.
  3. Parthenius of Nicaea. Of the Sorrows of Love, 26.


  • 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.