AMPYCUS

ΑΜΠΥΚΟΣ

1. A son of Pelias, husband of Chloris, and father of the famous seer Mopsus. (Hygin. Fab. 14, 128; Apollon. Rhod. i. 1083; Ov. Met. xii. 456.) Pausanias (v. 17. § 4, vii. 18. § 4) calls him Ampyx.

2. A son of Japetus, a bard and priest of Ceres [Greek Demeter], killed by Pettalus at the marriage of Perseus. (Ov. Met. v. 110, &c.)

3. Another personage of this name occurs in Orph. Arg. 721.