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Hypseus
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(Ὑψεύς; Hypseús). King of the Thessalian  Lapithae (Pind. Pyth. 9,13-31; according to schol. ad loc. based on a Ehoie of Hes. fr. 215 M-W), born in the Thessalian Pindus mountains as a son of the river god  Peneius and of the naiad  Creusa (a daughter of Oceanus and of Gaia), or daughter of Philyra (schol. Pind. Pyth. 9,27); father of  Cyrene and Alcaea (schol. Pind. Pyth. 9,31), whom he fathers with Chlidanope; also father of Themisto (Apollod. 1,84; Hyg. Fab. 1).

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Schulte-Altedorneburg, Jörg (Marburg), “Hypseus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e520180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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