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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:


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  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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