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In Greek mythology, Olenus /ˈɒlɪnəs/ (Ancient Greek: Ὄλενος, Olenos) was the name of several individuals:

Olenus, son of Hephaestus
Hephaestus
and father of Helike and Aex, two nurses of infant Zeus. A city in Aulis was named for him.[1] Olenus, son of Zeus
Zeus
and Anaxithea, daughter of Danaus, eponym of the city Olenus in Achaea.[2] Olenus, father of Tectaphus the Lapith.[3] Olenus, a man who lived on Mount Ida. His wife Lethaea
Lethaea
claimed she was more beautiful than any goddess. They were both turned to stone; although Olenus could have avoided this fate, he chose to be with his wife.[4] Olenus, a Lelegian, father of Phoceus. His son was killed by the Argonauts.[5]

References[edit]

^ Hyginus, Poetical Astronomy, 2. 13 ^ Stephanus of Byzantium, s. v. Ōlenos ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses, 12. 433 ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses, 10. 68 ff ^ Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 3. 204

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