) or Ogygus.
of Boeotus, and the first ruler of Thebes, which was called after him Ogygia
. In his reign a great deluge is said to have occurred. The name of
Ogyges is also connected with Attic story, for in Attica an Ogygian flood is likewise
mentioned. He was said to be the father of the Athenian hero Eleusis. From Ogyges the Thebans
are called by the poets Ogygidae
, and Ogygius
is used in the
sense of Theban.