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Maron

Μάρων).

1. A son of Evanthes (some also call him a son of Oenopion, Seilenus. or of Bacchus, and a pupil of Seilenus, Nonn. Dionys. 14.99; Eurip. Cyclop. 141, &c.), and grandson of Dionysus and Ariadne, was a priest of Apollo at Maroneia in Thrace, where he himself had a sanctuary. He was the hero of sweet wine, and is mentioned among the companions of Dionysus. (Hom. Od. 9.197, &c.; Eustath. ad Hom. pp. 1615, 1623; Philostr. Her. 2.8; Athen. 1.33; Diod. 1.18.)

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