BOEOTUS

ΒΟΙΩΤΟΣ

A son of Poseidon or Itonus and Arne (Antiope or Melanippe), and brother of Aeolus. [See AEOLUS, No. 3.] He was the ancestral hero of the Boeotians, who derived their name from him. (Paus. ix. 1. § 1.)