GERYONES

ΓΗΡΥΟΝΗΣ

Or Geryon, a son of Chrysaor and Calirrhoë, a fabulous king of Hesperia, who is described as a being with three heads, and possessing magnificent oxen in the island of Erytheia. He acts a prominent part in the stories of Heracles. (Apollod. ii. 5. § 10; comp. HERACLES.)