In Greek mythology, Phrasius (Ancient Greek: Φράσιος means 'speech'[1]) a prince of Pylos and son of King Neleus by Chloris, daughter of Amphion.[2] He was the brother to Pero, Taurus, Asterius, Pylaon, Deimachus, Eurybius, Epilaus, Evagoras, Eurymenes, Alastor, Nestor and Periclymenus.[3]


Along with his father and other brothers, except Nestor, Phrasius was by killed Heracles during the sack of Pylos.[4]


  1. ^ Greek Word Study Tool s.v. φράσις
  2. ^ Homer, Odyssey 11.284
  3. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1.9.9
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.7.3