1. A son of Heracles and Omphale, and the founder of the house of Croesus. (Apollod. 2.7.8
.) Herodotus (1.7
) derives the family of Croesus from one Alcaeus, and. Diodorus (4.31
) from one Cleolaus, while he calls the son of Heracles and Omphale Larmus, and others Laomedes. (Ant. Lib. 2
; Palaephat. de Incred.