ACRAEPHEUS

ΑΚΡΑΙΦΕΥΣ

A son of Apollo, to whom the foundation of the Boeotian town of Acraephia was ascribed. Apollo, who was worshipped in that place, derived from it the surname of Acraephius or Acraephiaeus. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Akraiphia; Paus. ix. 23. § 3, 40. 2.)