In Greek mythology, the name Hypseus (pronounced: /ˈhɪpsiːəs/; Ancient eGreek: Ὑψεύς) may refer to:

  • Hypseus, who fought on Phineus' side against Perseus. He killed Prothoenor, but was himself slain by Lyncides.[9]
  • Hypseus, son of Asopus, who fought in the war of the Seven Against Thebes.[10] He killed a number of opponents, including Antiphōs, Astyages, Linus, and Tages, and was himself slain by Capaneus.[11]


  1. Pindar, Pythian Ode 9. 13 ff
  2. Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 9. 27a
  3. Scholia on Pindar, Pythian Ode 9. 31
  4. Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 81. 1
  5. Callimachus, Hymn 2 to Apollo, 85 ff
  6. Nonnus, Dionysiaca, 29. 180
  7. Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 9. 2
  8. Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 69. 3
  9. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5. 98 -99
  10. Statius, Thebaid, 7. 310 ff & 723 ff
  11. Statius, Thebaid, 9. 252 ff & 540 ff

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