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Eth. AMA´DOCI (Eth. Ἀμάδοκοι), a people of Sarmatia Europaea, mentioned by Hellanicus (Steph. B. sub voce Their country was called Amadocium. Ptolemy (3.5) mentions the Amadoci Montes, E. of the Borysthenes (Dnieper), as an E. prolongation of M. Pence, and in these mountains the Amadoci, with a city Amodoca and a lake of the same name, the source of a river falling into the Borysthenes. The positions are probably in the S. Russian province of Jekaterinoslav, or in Kherson.


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