Archemachus of Euboea

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"Archemachus" redirects here. In Greek mythology, Archemachus was also the name of the son of Heracles and Patro, daughter of Thespius and Megamede.

Archemachus of Euboea (Ancient Greek: Ἀρχέμαχoς) was an ancient Greek writer who wrote on his native island (Euboea). His works consisted of at least three books.[1] Whether this Archemachus was the author of the grammatical work Metonyms (Aἱ Μετωνυμίαι, Hai Metonymiai),[2] is uncertain.


  1. ^ Strabo, Geographia, x.; Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae, vi.; Clement of Alexandria, Stromata, i.; Harpocration, Lexicon, s. v. "kotylaion oros"; Plutarch, Moralia, "De Iside et Osiride", 27
  2. ^ Scholium ad Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica, iv. 262.