Greek - A river-god in Sicily. Son of Ares by Demonice. Husband of Alcippe. Father of Marpessa. He made suitors for the hand of Marpessa take part in a chariot-race with him and when he won, as he always did, he cut off their heads. When Idas abducted Marpessa, using the magic chariot of Poseidon, Evenus pursued the fleeing couple but, failing to catch them, he drowned himself in a river which thereafter was called Evenus. In some lore, occasionally called Evenus.
Greek - A king of Lyrnessus. On occassion, known as Evenus.

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