Son of Neleus and Chloris, brother of Nestor. He is the chief hero of the defence of Pylos
against Heracles, to whom he gave much trouble by his prowess as well as by his power of
transforming himself, like the sea-gods, into every possible shape. This power had been given
him by Poseidon, who was reputed to be his father. Finally he succumbed to the arrows of
Heracles, and by his death sealed the doom of Pylos.
A Theban, son of Poseidon and Chloris, daughter of the seer Tiresias. In the war of the
Seven against Thebes he slew Parthenopaeus, and was in pursuit of Amphiaraüs at the
moment when the latter sank into the earth. See Seven against Thebes