Lycus (son of Ares), a Libyan king who sacrificed strangers to his father. He was the father of Callirhoê, who rescued Diomedes from being sacrificed, and committed suicide upon his departure.
Lycus (brother of Nycteus), a son of Hyrieus and Clonia. He became the guardian of Labdacus and Laius. Nycteus, unable to retrieve his daughter Antiope from Epopeus of Sicyon, sent his brother Lycus to take her. He invaded Sicyon, killed Epopeus and gave Antiope as a slave to his own wife, Dirce.
Lycus (descendant of Lycus), a descendant of the above, said to have usurped the power over Thebes.
Lycus, son of Prometheus and Celaeno, brother of Chimaerus. The brothers are said to have had tombs in the Troad; they are otherwise unknown.
Lycus, one of the four sons of Pandion II and Pylia. Upon the death of Pandion, Lycus and his brothers (Aegeus, Nisus, and Pallas) took control of Athens from Metion, who had seized the throne from Pandion. They divided the government in four but Aegeas became king. According to Herodotus (1.173) he gave his name to Lycia in Asia Minor, hitherto known as Tremilis/Termilae.Pausanias reports that after getting driven out of Athens, Lycus came to Aphareus and introduced him and his family to the rites of the Great Goddess. "The Lykos tradition is probably a pseudo-myth of no great antiquity, as the German scholar Treuber claimed on the grounds that there is no evidence of a family tree in Athenian genealogy; Treuber suggests that political motives may have helped to foster the tradition", reported T. R. Bryce.
Lycus, son of Dascylus of Mysia or Mariandyne. He was hospitable towards the Argonauts and Heracles, who conquered the land of the Bebryces (Heraclea Pontica). He is apparently identical with the Lycus given as a son of Titias, brother of Priolaus and eponym of a city.
Lycus, a son of Aegyptus who married and was murdered by the Danaid Agave.
Lycus, a defender of Thebes against the Seven.