E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Thone (1 syl.) or Thonis.
Governor of a province of Egypt. His wife was Polydamnia. It is said by post-Homeric poets that Paris took Helen to this province, and that Polydamnia gave her a drug named nepenthes to make her forget her sorrows, and fill her with joy.