Paeon (Ancient Greek: Παίων, gen.: Παίονος) in Greek mythology was a son of Endymion, king of Elis, and brother of Epeius, Aetolus, and Eurycyda; from whom the district of Paeonia, on the Axius river in Macedonia, was believed to have derived its name.[1]


  1. Pausanias, 5.1; Smith "Paeon" 3..


  • Pausanias, Description of Greece. W. H. S. Jones (translator). Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. (1918). Vol. 1. Books I–II: ISBN 0-674-99104-4.
  • Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London. Online at Perseus

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