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Hemus

or Hæmus. A chain of mountains in Thrace. According to mythology, Hæmos, son of Boreas, was changed into a mountain for aspiring to divine honours.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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