Greek - A prince of Sparta. Son of Amyclas and Diomede or of Pierus and Clio. Brother of Polyboea. He was loved by Apollo, Thamyris and Zephyr the West Wind who, in a fit of jealousy, killed Hyacinthus by smashing his head with a discus thrown by Apollo. From his blood sprang the hyacinth flower. Sometimes referred to as Hyacinthus, Ajax, Ajax, Ajax Telamonius, Ajax the Greater, Aias, 'earthman', Huakinthos, Huakinthos, Hyakinthos, Hyakinthos, Ajax or Ajax.

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