A surname of Artemis in Elis. It is derived from an indecent dance called κόρδαξ (kordax), a dance peculiar to the dwellers around Mount Sipylus, which the companions of Pelops are said to have performed in honor of Artemis after a victory they had won.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece vi, 22.1.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.