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Ἀμυθάων), a son of Cretheus and Tyro (Hom. Od. 11.235, &c.), and brother of Aeson and Pheres. (Hom. Od. 11.259.) He dwelt at Pylos in Messenia. and by Idomene became the father of Bias, Melampus, and Acolia. (Apollod. 1.9.11, 7.7.) According to Pindar (Pind. P. 4.220, &c.), he and several other members of his family went to Iolcus to intercede with Pelias on behalf of Jason. Pausanias (5.8.1) mentions him among those to whom the restoration of the Olympian games was ascribed.


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