DIRCE

ΔΙΡΚΗ

1. A daughter of Helios and wife of Lycus. Respecting her story, see AMPHION. Her body was changed by Dionysus, in whose service she had been engaged, into a well on mount Cithaeron. (Hygin. Fab. 7.) A small river near Thebes likewise received its name from her. (Paus. ix. 25. § 3.)

2. [See ISMENUS.]