Leucippus ( dr. Greek Λεύκιππος "white-riding, riding white horses"). Character ancient Greek mythology. The myth about him is told by Nikandrom in the II book of the poem “Transformations”. His parents Lampre and Galatea came from Festus. When his mother was pregnant, the father really wanted a son. A girl was born, but the mother began to raise her as a boy. When the girl grew up, Galatea prayed to the goddess Summer , and she turned her into a young man. The inhabitants of Festus offer sacrifices to Leech Phythia, which helped the girl’s male member to grow up, and the festival is called Ecdisia (“revelation”). There was a custom in Festus that before marriage, women lay down next to the statue of Leucippus  .
- Antonin Liberal. Metamorphosis 17, Link to Nikandra