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(Ἀμαρυγκεύς; Amarynkeús).

[German version]

[1] King of the Epeians

King of the Epeians, for whom his sons organize splendid commemorative games after his death. In all competitions, except in chariot racing, Nestor wins (Hom. Il. 23,629 ff.). His son Diores dies at Troy (Hom. Il. 2,622. 4,517) [1].

[German version]

[2] Thessalian ally of king Augeias

Thessalian ally of king Augeias in the fight against Hercules (Paus. 5,1,10).


1 R. Hampe, L…

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Amarynceus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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