The name of a mythical being said to have reared Artemis,1 and who is mentioned by Virgil as one of the nymphs in her train.2

The masculine Upisis mentioned by Cicero3 as the father of Artemis by Glauce.



  1. Scholiast on Callimachus' Hymn to Artemis.
  2. Aeneid xi, 532.
  3. On the Nature of the Gods iii, 23.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.