Eumolpus

Greek - Son of Poseidon by Chione. Father of Ceryx. His mother, ashamed of his illegitimacy, threw him into the sea. He was saved by Poseidon and reared by the sea-god's daughter, Benthesicyme. He later married one of Benthesicyme's daughters but, when he tried to rape another of her daughters, he was banished to Thrace. Here he was given a daughter of King Tegyrius as wife but was again banished when he plotted against Tegyrius. He next went to Eleusis and led the attack on Athens when the daughters of Erechtheus were sacrificed and he was himself killed. Also known as Eumolpus, Chionides, Chionides, Eumolpus, Eumolpos, Eumolpos or Eumolpus.
Greek - A singer and flute-player. He supported Phylonome's assertion that her stepson, Tenes, had tried to rape her. She was killed by her husband, Cycnus, when he discovered the truth. In some accounts he is the same as Eumolpus, son of Poseidon and Chione. Known as Eumolpus, Chionides, Chionides, Eumolpus, Eumolpos, Eumolpos or Eumolpus.

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