ALOEUS

ΑΛΩΕΥΣ

1. A son of Poseidon and Canace. He married Iphimedeia, the daughter of Triops, who was in love with Poseidon, and used to walk by the sea-side, take her hands full of its water, and sprinkle her bosom with it. The two sons whom she had by Poseidon were called Aloeidae. (Hom. Il. v. 385, Od. xi. 305; Apollod. i. 7. § 4.) [See ALOEIDAE.]

2. A son of Helios by Circe or Antiope, who received from his father the sovereignty over the district of Asopia. (Paus. ii. 1. § 6, 3. § 8.)