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AMARYNTHUS (Ἀμάρυνφος: Eth.Ἀμαρυν́φιος, Eth. Ἀμαρύσιος), a town upon the coast of Euboea, only 7 stadia from Eretria, to which it belonged. It possessed a celebrated temple of Artemis, who was hence called Amarynthia or Amarysia, amid in whose honour there was a festival of this name celebrated, both in Eutboea and Attica. (Strab. p. 448; Paus. 1.31.5 ; Liv. 35.38; Steph. B. sub voce s. v.; Dict. of Ant. art. Amarynthia.

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