GENESIUS

ΓΕΝΕΣΙΟΣ

That is, "the father," a surname of Poseidon, under which he had a sanctuary near Lerna, on the sea-coast. (Paus. ii. 38. § 4.) The name is identical in meaning with Genethlius (genethlios), under which the same god had a sanctuary at Sparta. (Paus. iii. 15. § 7.)