[German version] (ᾨλεύς/
Ōileús). Mythological king of Locris , son of Hodoedocus and Agrianome or Laonome, the daughter of Perseon; also son of Apollo (Hyg. Fab. 161); son of Eriopis, father, by her, of 'Little' Ajax , also father of Medon (illegitimate, by Rhene). He was one of the Argonauts (Hom. Il. 2,726-728; 13,694-696, Apoll. Rhod. 1,74-76; Hes. Cat. 82). For the original form of the name (ιλεύς) and its meaning see . Käppel, Lutz (Kiel) Bibliography
1 W.A. Oldfather, s.v. O., RE 17, 2175-2187.