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Greek leaders in the Trojan War


Diores, son of Amarynceus and leader of the Epeians in the Trojan War, was slain by Peiros (Il. 2.622, 4.518)

The leader of 10 ships of a total of 40, which were sent by the Eleans against Troy (Paus. 5,3,4).

Diores: Perseus Project

Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships

Trojan War

Buprasium participated in the Trojan War and is listed in the Homeric Catalogue of Ships (Il 2.615, 11.755, 23.630).



He was the son of Alector, lord of the Epeians, ally of Augeas at the battle against Heracles. Homer mentions his funeral in Buprasium (Il. 2.623, 4.457, 23.630).

Amarynceus, besides being a good soldier, had a father, Pyttius, of Thessalian descent, who came from Thessaly to Elis. To Amarynceus, therefore, Augeas also gave a share in the government of Elis; Actor and his sons had a share in the kingdom and were natives of the country (Paus. 5.1.11).

Amarynceus (Amarunkeus), a chief of the Eleans, and son of Onesimachus or of Acetor (Hygin. Fab. 97; Eustath. ad Hom.). According to Hyginus, Amarynceus himself joined the expedition against Troy with nineteen ships. Homer, on the other hand, only mentions his son Diores (Amarynceides) as partaking in the Trojan war (Il. ii. 622. iv. 517). When Amarynceus died, his sons celebrated funeral games in his honour, in which Nestor, as he himself relates (Il. xxiii. 629, &c.), took part. According to Pausanias (v. i.8) Amarynceus had been of great service to Augeas against Heracles, in return for which Augeas shared his throne with him.

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