Ampyx

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In Greek mythology, Ampyx, Amycus or Ampycus (alt. "Ampykos") (Ancient Greek: Ἄμπυξ) were the name of the following figures:

Other use[edit]

  • In hair care, an ampyx is a headband, often made of metal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hesiod.Shield of Heracle 180. Translated by Evelyn-White, H G. Loeb Classical Library Volume 57. London: William Heinemann, 1914.
  2. ^ Argonautica Orphica,127
  3. ^ Orpheus. Argonautica, 948.
  4. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece, 5.17.10.
  5. ^ Hyginus. Fabulae. Book 14, 128.
  6. ^ Argonautica Orphica, 721
  7. ^ Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 5, 110.
  8. ^ Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 12, 450.
  9. ^ Pausanias. Description of Greece, 7.18.5.