Greek - A tyrant of Corinth. Father of Periander. An oracle had foretold that he would be killed by the former rulers, the Bacchiadae, but he survived by hiding himself in a jar or chest. At times, referred to as Cypselus.
Greek - A king of Arcadia. Father of Merope. He raised Aepytus, son of his daughter Merope and her husband Cresphontes. Polyphontes killed Cresphontes and took over the throne of Messenia. When Aepytus grew up, Cypselus helped him to recover his father's kingdom. In some accounts, referred to as Cypselus.

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