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Cyllenius, Mercury, so called from his birth on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. Cf. Virg. Aen.VIII. 138, “quem candida Maia Cyllenae gelido conceptum vertice fudit”. Autolycus, the father of Anticleia, Ulysses' mother, was a son of Mercury and Chione. Cf. XI. 312-5.

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