In Greek mythology, Amycus (Ancient Greek: Ἄμυκος) was the son of Poseidon and Melia. He was a boxer and King of the Bebryces, a mythical people in Bithynia. Polydeuces beat him in a boxing match when the Argonauts passed through Bithynia. He was also a prominent Trojan during the Trojan War. He married Theona and had one son named Mimas. He followed Aeneas to Italy, where he was killed by Turnus.
In popular culture
- Amycus Carrow, a Death Eater in the Harry Potter series, is named after Amycus.
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