In mythology a blind King of Thrace. His feast is spoiled by the Harpies who carry off the food, but are pursued and killed by the sons of Boreas, in the course of the Argonaut expedition.
Above: Detail from South Italian clay vase, about 360 BC. Ruvo. Museo Jatta J1095. Photo. DAI Rom 64.1194 © Museo Jatta.