(Εὐρύμαχος; Eurýmachos; for the name cf. ). Son of Polybus; one of the most respected of Penelope's suitors (Hom. Od. 1,399). In the suitors' board games he is often the victor (Ath. 1,17 a b). He is killed by Odysseus, in spite of offering him atonement (Hom. Od. 22,44-88). Cf. also Aesch. 179 TrGF.
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Bloch, René (Berne),
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 08 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e406520>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510