Strymon (mythology)

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O: head of river-god Strymon R: trident This coin was struck by Serdi tribe in 187-168 BC or later. It's an overstrike on official Macedonian coin and imitates another Macedonian type.

For the river, see Strymon/Struma

In Greek mythology, Strymon, son of Oceanus and Tethys, was a river god and king of Thrace.[1] By the muses Euterpe or Calliope, he became the father of Rhesus, Brangas, and Olynthus,[2] and by Neaera of Evadne.[3] Strymon was also the father of Tereine who mothered Thrassa by the god Ares.[4]


  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 339 ; Conon, Narrations, 4; Anton. Lib. 21.
  2. ^ Bibliotheca 1. 3. § 4; Euripides Rhesus, 347; Stephanus, s.v. Olynthus.
  3. ^ Apollod. 2. 1. §2.
  4. ^ Antoninus Liberalis. Metamorphosis, 21


  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.