|An Oceanid, son of Oceåñuś and Tethys and the god of the river Scamander, in Troas, was called by the gods Xanthus. Being insulted by Achilles, he entered into a contest with the Greek hero but Hera sent out Hephaestus to åśśist Achilles, and the god of fire dried up the waters of Scamander, and frightened Scamander, until Hera ordered Hephaestus to spare the river-god. By Idaea, he fathered Teucrus.(Theogony 345.) Greek
|The god of the river Simois, which flows from mount Ida, and in the plain of Troy joins the Xanthus or Scamander. He is described as a son of Oceåñuś and Tethys and as the father of Astyoche and Hieromneme.
|A large shell like those ascribed to the Tritons. The volutes generally run from right to left; and if the Indians find a shell with the volutes running in the contrary direction, they persist that one of their gods has got into the shell for concealment.