There were several figures named Elatus // or Élatos (Ἔλατος) in Greek mythology.
- Elatus, a Lapith chieftain of Larissa, Thessaly. He was the father, by Hippeia, of Caeneus, Polyphemus, the seer Ampycus, Ischys who was beloved by Coronis, and a daughter Dotia, possibly the eponym of Dotion (Dotium) in Thessaly (see also Dotis).
- Elatus, a centaur, killed during a battle with Heracles by a poisoned arrow that passed through his arm and continued to wound Chiron in the knee.
- The asteroid 31824 Elatus is named after this figure.
- Elatus, one of the suitors of Penelope, killed by Eumaeus.
- Elatus, a son of Arcas by either Leaneira (or Laodameia), Meganeira, Chrysopeleia or Erato and the brother of Apheidas and Azan. He was allotted by Arcas the region of then-nameless Mount Cyllene as his domain, but afterwards migrated to the region which later became known as Phocis, and assisted the local inhabitants in the war against the Phlegyans; he was renowned as founder and eponym of the city Elatea. An image of him was carved on a stele in the marketplace of Elatea. He married Laodice (daughter of Cinyras) and became by her father of Stymphalus, Pereus, Aepytus, Ischys, and Cyllen.
- Elatus, an ally of the Trojans from Pedasus, killed by Agamemnon.
- Elatus or Elaton, a charioteer of Amphiaraus, otherwise known as Baton.
- Elatus, father of Euanippe, who was the mother of Polydorus by Hippomedon.
- Elatus, a son of Icarius and father of Taenarus by Erymede.
- Ovid, Metamorphoses, 12. 497
- Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1. 40
- Hyginus, Fabulae, 14
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, Book 1.9.16
- Hyginus, Fabulae, 128
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3. 10. 3
- Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 3. 31 (55)
- Stephanus of Byzantium s. v. Dotion citing Pherecydes
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 2. 5. 4
- Homer, Odyssey, 22. 268
- Bibliotheca 3. 9. 1
- Pausanias, Description of Greece, 5. 1. 4; 8. 4. 1 - 2.; 8. 9. 9; 10. 9. 5
- Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8. 4. 4.
- Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10. 34. 6
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3. 9. 1; Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8. 4. 4.
- Homer, Iliad, 6. 33
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, 3. 6. 8
- Hyginus, Fabulae, 71
- Scholia on Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1. 120
- Smith, William; Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London (1873). "Elatus" 1., "Elatus" 2.
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