). One of the mythic poets and musicians
belonging to Phrygian mythology, pupil of Marsyas. The art of flute-playing, invented by
Marsyas, was supposed to have been perfected by Olympus. A Phrygian family, in which the art
of flute-playing was hereditary, traced their descent from him. The Phrygian Olympus, who
lived about the seventh century before Christ, invented the auletic νόμος
, and brought it into esteem among the Asiatic Greeks, was said to be
descended from the mythical Olympus (De Mus.