1. A son of Melaneus of Ithaca, with whom Agamemnon had been staying when he came to call upon Odysseus to join the Greeks against Troy, and whom he afterwards recognised in Hades. (Hom. Od. xxiv. 103, &c.) He was one of the suitors of Penelope, and was slain by Telemachus. (Od. xxii. 284.)

2. Another mythical personage of this name occurs in Ovid. (Met. v. 75.)