Othreis was a nymph and attracted the attention of Apollo and Zeus on seperate occasions. She first courted Apollo, and bore him a son named Phager. Phager later became a pastor. Zeus found her years later and she bore him a son named Meliteus. Fearing Hera's wrath, she left the infant to die. Meliteus survived however, nurtured by honey bees. Phager later found him and raised him, later becoming his adoptive father. Meliteus later became the founder tand king of Melite in Phthia.