Kykn ( dr. Greek Κύκνος “swan”) is a character in ancient Greek mythology  . Son of Phenel , a friend of Phaeton . Phaeton's relative by mother. King of the Ligurians, by the will of Apollo turned into a bird  , into a swan  . According to Virgil, he sang, grieving for his beloved Phaeton, and ascended to heaven  . Apollo gave him a sweet voice, and then lifted him to heaven  .
The Kiknov Tower was shown at Brixia  . According to Lucian, the moons of Apollo turned into birds on Eridan  .
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