Melampus

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Melampus

(mĭlăm`pəs), in Greek mythology, seer who understood the speech of all creatures. It was said that he introduced the worship of Dionysus into Greece.
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VIVIENNE GRAY discusses Herodotos' Melampous the seer (9.
Authors analyze stories that mention legendary figures--like Kyros, Helen, Proteus, Melampous, Minos, Deiokes, ancestors of the Medes and Persians--more than they anatomize references to mythical Zeus or Poseidon.