Ampyx

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In Greek mythology, Ampyx (Ancient Greek: Ἄμπυξ) or Ampycus (Greek: Ἄμπυκος Ampykos means "woman's diadem, frontlet") was the name of the following figures:

Other useEdit

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Hesiod, Shield of Heracles 180
  2. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 128
  3. ^ Argonautica Orphica, 127
  4. ^ Argonautica Orphica, 948
  5. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 5.17.10
  6. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 14
  7. ^ Argonautica Orphica, 721
  8. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses 5.110
  9. ^ Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.450
  10. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 7.18.5

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