1. A son of Poseidon and Amymone, of Argos, a famous navigator, and father of Proetus and Damastor (Apollon. 1.136
, &c.; Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod.
He is the reputed founder of the town of Nauplia, which derived its name from him (Paus. 2.38.2
; Schol. ad Eurip. Orest.
He is also said to have discovered the constellation of the great bear. (Theon, ad Arat. Phaen.
27; Paus. 8.48.5
; Strab. viii. p.368