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Eumēlus

Εὔμηλος).


1.

A son of Admetus, king of Pherae in Thessaly, by Alcestis, daughter of Pelias, and who married Iphthimé, the sister of Penelopé. He went to the Trojan War, and had the fleetest horses in the Grecian army. He distinguished himself in the funeral games of Patroclus ( Il. ii. 714 Il., 763 foll.).


2.

Son of Amphilytus and one of the Corinthian line termed Bacchiadae. He was the author of a history of Corinth in heroic verse (Pausan. ii. 1). Eumelus joined Archias when the latter went to found Syracuse.

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