previous next


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.

hide References (2 total)
  • Cross-references from this page (2):
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.31.5
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 35, 38
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: