In Greek mythology
and Roman mythology
there are three characters known as Aethon
- According to Ovid (II, 153), one of Helios' horses.
- According to Virgil (XI, 89), Pallas' horse.
- The personification of famine, Demeter placed him in Erysichthon's gut, making Erysichthon permanently famished. His Roman equivalent was Fames, a female deity.