ASTERIUS

ΑΣΤΕΡΙΟΣ

1. A son of Anax and grandson of Ge. According to a Milesian legend, he was buried in the small island of Lade, and his body measured ten cubits in length. (Paus. i. 35. § 5, vii. 2. § 3.)

2. There are four other mythical personages of this name, who are mentioned in the following passages: Apollod. iii. 1. § 4 ; Apollon. Rhod. i. 176; Apollod. i. 9. § 9; Hygin. Fab. 170.