Aloeus (Greek Ἀλωεύς ) is a figure in Greek mythology. He is the son of Poseidon and Canace. Together with Iphimedeia, the daughter of his brother Triopas, he was the father of Aloadae ( Ἀλοάδαι ) or Aloiden ( Ἀλοεῖδαι, Latinized Aloïdae, after competing variants only namesake ) Ephialtes and Otos. It should not be confused with the selfsame son of Helios.
- Libraries of Apollodorus, 1, 53
- Hesiod, Ehoien, 19; 20
- Pausanias, traveling in Greece, 9, 22, 6; 9, 29, 1 - 2