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- Ampyx, also called Ampycus or Ampyce was a seer, the son of Elatus from Titaresia. He fathered Mopsus with the nymph Chloris or Aregonis. He was also called a descendant of Ares, without mentioning who his father was. Appears in Orpheus's, Argonautica, Pausanias's Description of Greece, Hyginus's Fabulae.
- Ampyx, was named as father of the seer Idmon in some texts. Otherwise, Idmon was called the son of Abas or the god Apollo by Antianeira. Not to be confused with the above mentioned Ampyx who was the father of another seer, Mopsus.
- Ampyx or Ampycus was an Ethiopian priest of Demeter (Ceres). He appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses and was slain by Phineus during a fight between Phineus and Perseus (see Boast of Cassiopeia), just before Phineus was turned to stone.
- Ampyx or Amycus, son of Opinion, was one of the Lapiths who fought the centaurs at Pirithous's wedding. Appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
- Ampyx, an ancestor of Patreas, the founder of Patrae through his grandson, Agenor who became the grandfather of Patreas. He appears in Pausanias's Description of Greece.
- In hair care, an ampyx is a headband, often made of metal.
- Hesiod.Shield of Heracle 180. Translated by Evelyn-White, H G. Loeb Classical Library Volume 57. London: William Heinemann, 1914.
- Argonautica Orphica,127
- Orpheus. Argonautica, 948.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, 5.17.10.
- Hyginus. Fabulae. Book 14, 128.
- Argonautica Orphica, 721
- Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 5, 110.
- Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 12, 450.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, 7.18.5.
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