Aethlius, the first king of Elis. (Paus. v. 1. § 2.) He was a son of Zeus and Protogeneia, the daughter of Deucalion (Apollod. i. 7. § 2; Hygin. Fab. 155), and was married to Calyce, by whom he begot Endymion. According to some accounts Endymion was himself a son of Zeus and first king of Elis. (Apollod. i. 7. § 5.) Other traditions again made Aëthlius a son of Aeolus, who was called by the name of Zeus. (Paus. v. 8. § 1.)

. ..And at the bidding of Zeus he took up stones and threw them over his head, and the stones which Deucalion threw became men, and the stones which Pyrrha threw became women. Hence people were called metaphorically people * from laas, "a stone." And Deucalion had children by Pyrrha, first Hellen, whose father some say was Zeus, and second Amphictyon, who reigned over Attica after Cranaus; and third a daughter Protogenia, who became the mother of Aethlius by Zeus. Apollodorus, Library and Epitome 1.7.2 * (gr. laos)

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