The divinity of the river Cephissus, is described as a son of Pontus and Thalassa, and the father of Diogeneia and Narcissus, who is therefore called Cephisius.1

He had an altar in common with Pan, the nymphs, and Achelous, in the temple of Amphiaraus near Oropus.2



  1. Hyginus. Fabulae: Preface; Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 5.1; Ovid. Metamorphoses iii, 343 ff.
  2. Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 34. 2.


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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