Mythical King of Pherae in Thessaly. He was assigned to Apollo to work for him in penance, but he was a good master and was given a chariot yoked with a lion and boar. He marries Alkestis, who dies but is rescued from Hades by Herakles.
Above: New Haven Ct. Yale University Art Gallery 1913.111. Gift of R.Darlington Stoddard © Yale University Art Gallery