- a son of Poseidon and one of the Meliae, known for his ruthlessness and his skill at boxing.
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But at the last Amycus, rising as one that fells an ox, smote with all his might.
As the fight proceeds, the son of Leda improves in flesh and color, while Amycus gets out of breath, and sweats his thews away.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)
John Addington Symonds
Amycus rose on recovering his senses, and the fight was renewed with double fury.A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla
Thus smitten, Amycus lay stretched on his back, among the flowers and grasses.Theocritus, Bion and Moschus
But Amycus stood still, looking upon Pollux as thirsting for his blood.