Ceuthonymus or Keuthonymos[1] (Ancient Greek: Κευθώνυμος) is a spirit in mythology who is the father of Menoites (or Menoetes, Menoetius).[2][3]:322[1] Ceuthonymus is a mysterious daimon or spirit of the underworld, who lives in the realm of Hades. Ceuthonymus is possibly the same as Iapetos, a Titan, and father of a certain Menoitios.[3]:353


  1. Apollodorus (of Athens). The Llibrary. 2.5.12.
  2. Vermeule, Emily (1981). Aspects of Death in early Greek Art and Poetry. University of California Press. p. 242. ISBN 978-0-520-04404-3.
  3. Thomas Keightley (1896). The Mythology of ancient Greece and Italy. George Bell and Sons.
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