I.king of Colchis, acc. to the fable, son of Sol and Persa, daughter of Oceanus; father of Medea, by whose aid the Argonauts took from him the golden fleece, Cic. N. D. 3, 21; Ov. H. 12, 29, 51; Hyg. 3, 22 and 23; Serv. ad Verg. G. 2, 140 and 141.— Hence, Aeētĭăs , iădis, patr. f., daughter of Æetes, i. e. Medea, Ov. M. 7, 9; 326.— Aeētīnē , ēs, f., the same as preced. (from Aeetes, as Nerine from Nereus), Ov. H. 6, 103.—Aeētis , ĭdos, patr. f., = Aeetias, daughter of Æetes, Val. Fl. 8, 233; Albin. 2, 110.—Aeētĭus , a, um, adj., pertaining to Æetes, = Aeetaeus, Val. Fl. 8, 379.
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Aeētes , Aeētas , or Aeēta , ae, m., = Αἰήτης,