ASPHALIUS

ΑΣΦΑΛΙΟΣ

Or Asphaleius (Asphaleios), a surname of Poseidon, under which he was worshipped in several towns of Greece. It describes him as the god who grants safety to ports and to navigation in general. (Strab. i. p. 57; Paus. vii. 21. § 3; Plut. Thes. 36; Suid. s. v.)