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Ogyges

(ŏj`ĭjēz), in Greek mythology, ancient king of Boeotia or Attica. During his reign the Ogygian flood, a vast and destructive deluge, occurred.
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attaches some weight to Polybius' claim that democracy went way back in Achaea, since it was adopted by the sons of king Ogygos (73-5), when such a statement is hardly more reliable than claims that Theseus adopted it in Athens.