Greek - An old man in Arcadia. He betrayed the fact that Hermes had stolen some of Apollo's cattle and was turned into (touch)stone by Hermes. Known as Battus.
Greek - Son of Polymnestus and Phronime. His real name was Artistoteles but he was called Battus because he stammered. He went to Delphi with Grinnus, king of Thera, who was told by the oracle to build a new city in Libya. Pleading that he was too old, Grinnus placed the duty on Battus. After a number of false starts he built the city, became its king and, in shouting at a lion, lost his stammer. Sometimes known as Battus.

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