Ameinias

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Ameinias (sometimes spelled Amynias) (Ancient Greek: Ἀμεινίας) is an ancient Greek name which may refer to the following:

  • Ameinias (mythology), in Greek mythology a companion and unlucky lover of Narcissus
  • Ameinias of Athens or Ameinias of Pallene (5th century BC), a Greek trireme commander in the Battle of Salamis, younger brother of the playwright Aeschylus
  • Ameinias (philosopher) (5th century BC), a Greek philosopher, son of a Pythagorean father named Diochaites and teacher of Parmenides of Elea
  • Amynias (also spelled Ameinias) (5th century BC), in 423 BC Eponymous archon in the city of Athens
  • Ameinias of Iasus in Caria (4th century BC), the father of Diodorus Cronus
  • Ameinias the Phocian (3rd century BC), a Greek "pirate king" and mercenary leader in the service of Antigonus II Gonatas of Macedon