A son of Heracles, from whom the town of Amathus in Cyprus was believed to have derived its name. According to some traditions, however, the town's name was derived from Amathusa, the mother of Cinyras.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Stephanus of Byzantium, s.v. Ἀμαθούς.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.