Rei: Auson

Idioma: Etrusco


Son of Auson, king in Italy. Liparus was chased from Italy and came to the Aeolian islands (north of Sicily), and having returned to Italy with the help of Aeolus 2, he died in great esteem [Dio.5.7.5].



King of Italy, who called the country after himself. He was son of Telegonus 3 (son of Circe or of Calypso 3) and Penelope. Italus married Leucaria, daughter of Latinus 1, and had children by her: Roma 2, Sicelus 2, and Romus. Italus was succeeded by Morges [DH.1.12.3, 1.22.4, 1.35.1, 1.72.6; Hyg.Fab.127; Plu.Rom.2.1; Vir.Aen.7.178]

Morges. King of Italy after Italus [DH.1.12.3].



King of the coast of Italy as far as Rhegium (city in the “toe” of Italy). He was son of Aeolus 2 and Cyane 2, daughter of Liparus, son of Auson, an Italian king [Dio.5.8.1].



King of Crotona (city in southern Italy) who made war against the Locri in Italy, and was the first to sail to the White Island, at the mouths of the Ister (Danube). There he saw the souls of the AIANTES (Ajax 1 and Ajax 2), Helen (who was wedded to Achilles), Patroclus 1 and Antilochus (one of the ACHAEAN LEADERS) [Pau.3.19.12ff.].


Son of Phaeax 1. Locrus, having quarrelled with his brother Alcinous, made an agreement with him whereby Alcinous would be king of Phaeacia while Locrus, taking some treasures and part of the people, would leave the country. He then emigrated to Italy where he was welcomed by King Latinus 1, who married him to his daughter Laurine. Some time later, Heracles 1, who passed by driving the cattle of Geryon, and was received as a guest by Locrus. However, Latinus 1 tried to drive the cattle, and Heracles 1 went after him. Then Locrus (who had changed his clothes), came to the aid of his guest. But Heracles 1, having thought that Locrus was someone coming to the aid of the king, shot an arrow and killed him [Con.3].



Phaeax is the man from whom the Phaeacians received their name. He was son of Poseidon and Corcyra (daughter of Asopus, one of the RIVER GODS), and father of Alcinous, who received both the ARGONAUTS and Odysseus. He is also said to be the father of Locrus, who emigrated to Italy [Con.3; Dio.4.72.3].


An Argive, founder of Crotona in southern Italy. Myscelus was son of Alemon, also from Argos [DH.2.59.3; Ov.Met.15.20ff.].