I. In mythology, a king of Pherœ, in Thessaly, the husband of Alcestis, whose sheep Apollo was condemned by Jupiter to tend for a long time, Serv. ad Verg. G. 3, 9; id. A. 7, 761 (cf. Alcestis).—
II. In hist., a king of the Molossi, the friend and protector of Themistocles, Nep. Them. 8.