PHEMIUS

ΦΗΜΙΟΣ

1. The famous minstrel, was a son of Terpius, and entertained with his song the suitors in the house of Odysseus in Ithaca. (Hom. Od. i. 154, xxii. 330, &c. xvii. 263.)

2. One of the suitors of Helen. (Hygin. Fab. 81.)

3. The father of Aegeus, and accordingly the grand-father of Theseus, who is hence called Phêmiou pais. (Lycoph. 1324, with the note of Tzetz.)

4. A son of Ampyx, and the mythical founder of the town of Phemiae in Arnaea. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Phêmiai.)