OPHELTES

ΟΦΕΛΤΗΣ

1. A son of Lycurgus, who was killed by a snake at Nemea, as his nurse Hypsipyle had left him alone. (Apollod. i. 9.§ 14; Paus. ii. 15. § 3; comp. ADRASTUS.)

2. One of the Tyrrhenians who wanted to carry off Dionysus, and were therefore metamorphosed into dolphins. (Hygin. Fab. 134.)

3. The son of Peneleus and father of Damasichthon, king of Thebes. (Paus. ix.5. § 8.)