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Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


  Amarynthus (Amarunphos: Eth. Amarunphios, Amarusios), 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. i. 31. § 5 ; Liv. xxxv. 38; Steph. B. s. v.; Dict. of Ant. art. Amarynthia.)

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited July 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities


A town in Euboea, seven stadia distant from Eretria, and noted for its splendid temple of Artemis, who is hence called Amarynthia or Amarysia.

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Amarynthus, Amarynthos

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