Eioneus

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In Greek mythology, Eioneus (Ἠιονεύς) is a name attributed to the following individuals:

  • Eioneus, the presumed mythological eponym of the Thracian city of Eion. This character was the father of Rhesus, according to Homer.[3] One source[4] identifies him with Strymon, who was more commonly known as father of Rhesus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 69. 3
  2. ^ Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3. 62
  3. ^ Homer, Iliad, 10. 435
  4. ^ Conon, Narrations, 4
  5. ^ Homer, Iliad, 7. 11
  6. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 6. 21. 11
  7. ^ Scholia on Euripides, Hecuba, 3