- a son of Hercules and Omphale.
- the king of a people who attacked 11 ships of Odysseus and devoured their crews.
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Examples from the Web for lamus
In the year 808 the second ransoming between the Moslems and the Greeks took place near the river Lamus.
In 805 the first great ransoming of Moslem prisoners took place on the banks of the little river Lamus in Cilicia.
Their chief city was Telepylus, founded by a former king Lamus, their ruler at that time being Antiphates.