A king of the Ethiopians, by whose wife, Clymené, Helios (Sol) became the
father of Phaëthon.
A king of Cos, husband of the nymph Ethemea, and father of Eumelus. His wife was slain by
Artemis for neglect of her worship; whereupon Merops wished to take his own life, but was
changed by Heré into an eagle and placed among the stars (
Astr. ii. 16
King of Rhyndacus on the Hellespont. He is also called Macar or
, and was a famous seer. His children
were Clité, Arisbé, Amphius, and Adrastus.