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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
Telephassa, and Thasus, son of Poseidon, or according to Pherecydes, of
Cilix,According to some writers, Thasus was a son of
Agenor. See Frazer on Apollod. 3.1.1. went forth in search of her.
But when, after diligent search, they could not find Europa, they gave up the thought of
returning home, and took up their abode in divers places; Phoenix settled in Phoenicia; Cilix settled near Phoenicia, and all the country subject to himself near the river Pyramus he called Cilicia; and Cadmus and Telephassa took up their abode in Thrace and in like manner Thasus founded a city Thasus in
an island off Thrace and dwelt there.Apollodorus probably meant to say that Thasus colonized the
island of Thasos. The text may be corrupt. See
Critical Note. For the traces of the Phoenicians in Thasos, Apollod. 3.1.1 note.
Now Asterius, prince of the Cretans, married Europa and brought up her children.Compare Scholiast on Hom. I