That is, the shining or torch-bearer, a surname of Dionysus, under which he was worshiped at Pellene in Achaea, where a festival called Lampteria (λαμπτήρια) was celebrated in his honor.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece vii, 27.2.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.