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Amarynthus (Amarunthos), a hunter of Artemis, from whom the town of Amarynthus in Euboea (Steph. Byz. says Euboea itself) was believed to have derived its name. (Strab. x.) From this hero, or rather from the town of Amnarynthus, Artemis derived the surname Amarynthia or Amarysia, under which she was worshipped there and also in Attica. (Paus. i. 31.3)

Amaranth (Amarantos). The name in poetry applied to the plants (in Greece the chrysanthemon which was sacred to Artenis) that typified immortality.
Amarynthus was a king of Evia and hunter of Artemis in the small town that named after him. There was a celebrated temple of Artemis Amarysia.

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