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Amyntas is the name of several prominent Greek and Hellenistic men. The word is derived from Greek "amyntor" meaning "defender".

Kings of Macedon[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Hellenistic kings[edit]

  • Amyntas Nikator, an Indo-Greek king who ruled in parts of the northern Indian subcontinent between 95 and 90 BC.
  • Amyntas of Galatia, king of Galatia (37–25 BC), also called Amyntas, Tetrarch of the Tectosagii in Cilicia Trachea



  • Amyntas of Aeolia in diaulos
  • Amyntas of Ephesus, pankratiast