The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A brother of Medea, whom she cut in pieces as she fled with Jason, pursued by her father, throwing his bones behind her to detain her father in his pursuit of her by stopping to pick them up.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Absyrtus'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/absyrtus.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.