: Eth. Ἀμυρεύς
), a town in Thessaly, situated on a river of the same name falling into the lake Boebēis.
It is mentioned by Hesiod as the “vine-bearing Amyrus.” The surrounding country is called the Amyric plain (τὸ Ἀμυρικὸν πέδιον
) by Polybius. Leake supposes the ruins at Kastrí
to represent Amyrus. (Hes. ap Strab. p. 442, and Steph. B. sub voce
Schol. ad Apoll. Rhod.
1.596; V. Fl. 2.11
; Pol. 5.99; Leake, Northern Greece,
vol. iv. p. 447.)