Atymnius (mythology)

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Atymnius was a Son of Zeus and Cassiopeia, a beautiful boy, who was beloved by Sarpedon.[1] Others call him a son of Phoenix (mortal husband of Cassiopeia).[2] He seems to have been worshipped at Gortyn in Crete together with Europa.[3]


  1. Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 1. 2; cf. Miletus
  2. Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2. 178
  3. Höck, Creta, 1. p. 105