He is the son of the Boiotic river god Kephissus . His wife is Skias and their son is Eunostus , who was revered as a hero in Tanagra . When Eunostus rejects Ochna's love , she accuses Eunostus of having done violence to her brothers Ochemus , Leon and Bukolus . The brothers then kill him, which is why Elieus has them captured. After Ochna confessed the truth and threw herself off a rock out of remorse, Elieus releases her.
- Karl Tümpel : Elieus 1. In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume V, 2, Stuttgart 1905, column 2367 ( digitized version ).
- Myrtis in Plutarch , Quaestiones Graecae 40.
- Otto Jessen : Elieus 2. In: Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen antiquity science (RE). Volume V, 2, Stuttgart 1905, Col. 2367.