). Now Elladha; a river in the south of
Thessaly, which rises in Mount Tymphrestus, runs in an easterly direction through the
territory of the Aenianes and through the district Malis, and falls into the innermost corner
of the Sinus Maliacus. As a river-god, Spercheus is a son of Oceanus and Gaea, and the father
of Menesthius by Polydora, the daughter of Peleus (
Il. xvi. 174
; xxiii. 142; Pausan. i. 37, 2).