OLENUS

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1. A son of Hephaestus, and father of the nymphs Aege and Helice who brought up Zeus, and from whom the town of Olenus in Aetolia was believed to have derived its name. (Hygin. Poet. Astr. 13; Steph. Byz. s. v.)

2. A son of Zeus and the Danaid Anaxithea, from whom the town of Olenus in Achaia derived its name. (Steph. Byz. s. v. ; Strab. viii. p. 386.)

3. A person living on Mount Ida, who wanted to take upon himself the punishment which his wife had deserved by her pride of her beauty, and was metamorphosed along with her into stone. (Ov. Met. x. 68, &c.)