Alyzeus

Alyzeus[pronunciation?] (Ancient Greek: Ἀλυζεύς) was in Greek mythology a son of Icarius and Polycaste, and brother of Penelope and Leucadius. After his father's death, he reigned in conjunction with his brother over Acarnania, and is said to have founded the town of Alyzeia (modern Alyzia) there.[1][2][3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Strabo, Geographica x. p. 4, 52
  2. ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, Ethnica s.v. Ἀλύζεια
  3. ^ Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Alyzeus". In William Smith (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 135.

ReferencesEdit

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