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Mythology (4)

Eponymous founders or settlers

Erythrus

ERYTHRES (Ancient city) TURKEY
Son of Rhadamanthys, founds Erythrae.

Erythrus. A son of Rhadamanthus, who led the Erythraeans from Crete to the Ionian Erythrae. (Paus. vii. 3.4.) There are two other mythical personages of the name of Erythrus, or Erythrius, from whom the Boeotian Erythrae, and the Erythraean Sea, are said to have received their names respectively. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 267; Steph. Byz. s. v. Eruthra; Curtius, viii. 9.)

Persons related to the place

Cleopus

Son of Codrus, settles Ionians at Erythrae.

Various

Phormio

An Erythraean fisherman.

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