Greek mythology, Idas (Greek: Ίδας) was a son of Aphareusand Arene and brother of Lynceus. He and Lynceus loved Hilaeiraand Phoebeand fought with their rival suitors, Castor and Polydeuces, killing the mortal brother Castor. He was also one of the Argonautsand a participant in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar. He kidnapped Marpessa. Apollo also desired her and Zeusmade the girl choose. Idas had one daughter named Cleopatra.
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