Epic ( dr. Greek Ἐποπεύς ) - a character of ancient Greek mythology  . The seventeenth king of Sikion . The son of Aloeia , the grandson of Helios  . Arrived from Thessaly and became king after the death of Corax , enemies invaded the country for the first time  . After the death of Boone, he gained power over Corinth  .
His story was told by Nestor in the Cypriots  . Married Antiope  . Soon, Lick set off on a campaign against Sikion and subdued him, killing Epic.  According to one version, summoning the gods to battle, destroyed their shrines and altars  .
According to the Sikion version, Epic built a temple in honor of Athena , after his prayer a stream of olive oil flowed in front of the temple. Thanks to his piety, he won the battle, Niktey and Epic were injured. Then Epic died of a wound, was buried in front of the temple of Athena  . Epic also erected a temple to Apollo and Artemis  .
- ↑ Myths of the peoples of the world. M., 1991-92. In 2 vols. T. 2. P. 664, Lubker F. The Real Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. M., 2001. In 3 vol. T. 1. S. 540
- ↑ Pausanias. Description of Hellas II 1, 1, according to Eumel
- ↑ Pausanias. Description of Hellas II 6, 1
- ↑ Pausanias. Description of Hellas II 3, 10
- ↑ Stasin. Cyprus, synopsis
- ↑ Asiyah, fr. 1 Bernabe
- ↑ Pseudo-Apollodorus. Mythological library III 5, 5
- ↑ Diodorus of Sicily. Historical Library VI, fr. 6
- ↑ Pausanias. Description of Hellas II 6, 1-3; 11, 1
- ↑ Pausanias. Description of Hellas II 11, 1
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