An epithet of Apollo, after Mount Cynthus on Delos, the island where he was born. Similarly, Artemis was named Cynthia.



  • Bartelink, Dr. G.J.M. (1988). Prisma van de mythologie. Utrecht: Het Spectrum.
  • Callimachus. Hymn to Delos, 10.
  • Horace. Carmina i, 21.2; iii, 28.12.
  • Lucan, i, 218.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.