Acamas

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Acamas or Akamas (/ɑːˈkɑːmɑːs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀκάμας, folk etymology: "unwearying") was a name attributed to several characters in Greek mythology. The following three all fought in the Trojan War, and only the first was not mentioned by Homer.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Virgil, Aeneid 2.262
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Epitome 3.34
  3. ^ Homer, Iliad 2.844 & 5.462
  4. ^ Homer, Iliad 6.8
  5. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 115
  6. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Epitome 7.27
  7. ^ Statius, Thebaid 3.173
  8. ^ Statius, Thebaid 7.589
  9. ^ Statius, Thebaid 8.445
  10. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 181
  11. ^ Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica 1.583

References[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "Acamas". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.