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Acamas or Akamas
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.

Acamas, son of Theseus, mentioned by Virgil
Virgil
as being in the Trojan horse. Acamas, son of Eussorus, from Thrace. With his comrade Peiros, son of Imbrasus, Acamas led a contingent of Thracian warriors to the Trojan War.[1] He was killed by Ajax.[2] Acamas, son of Antenor, fought on the side of the Trojans and killed one Greek.[3] Acamas, one of the suitors of Penelope.[4] Acamas, one of the Thebans who laid an ambush for Tydeus
Tydeus
when he returned from Thebes. He was killed by Tydeus.[5] Acamas, an Aetolian in the army of the Seven Against Thebes.[6] Acamas, one of Actaeon's dogs.[7]

References[edit]

^ Homer. Iliad, ii. 844, v. 462. ^ Homer. Iliad, vi. 8. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 115. ^ Apollodorus, Epitome 7.27 Translated by Sir James George Frazer, Ed. F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. Includes Frazer's notes. ^ Statius, Thebaid Book 3.173 Translated By J. H. Mozley, J H. Loeb Classical Library Volumes . Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1928. ^ Statius, Thebaid Book 7.589 Translated By J. H. Mozley, J H. Loeb Classical Library Volumes . Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1928. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 181. Translated and edited by Mary Grant. University of Kansas Publications in Humanistic Studies, no. 34. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1960.

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

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