In Greek mythology Amphilochus, or AmphĂ­lokhos, was

1 a son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle.

Eriphyle persuaded Amphiaraus to take part in the Seven Against Thebes raid, though he knew he would die. She had been persuaded by Polynices, who offered her the necklace of Harmonia, daughter of Aphrodite. Amphiaraus reluctantly agreed to join the battle and asked his sons, Alcmaeon and Amphilochus to avenge his death. In the battle, Amphiaraus sought to flee from Poriclymenus, the son of Poseidon, who wanted to kill him, but Zeus threw his thunder and the earth opened to swallow Amphiaraus together with his chariot.

Alcmaeon killed his mother and exiled himself. Amphilochus became a prominent seer, and founded several oracles most importantly Mallow in Cilicia, and (with Mopsus), the oracle of Apollo at Colophon.

2. In a myth assigned to Euripides by Apollodorus, Amphilochus is the son of Alcmaeon and Manto. Along with his sister Tisiphone, his father entrusts him to king Creon of Corinth to be raised. After his father returns from him and recognizes him in a lost play, he goes on to found Amphilochian Argos.[1][2]

Amphilocus is named among the suitors of Helen in some accounts.[3] After the Trojan War, he may have been killed either by Apollo, or by his half-brother Mopsus, whom he also killed in single combat. However, these myths may concern his nephew, also named Amphilocus.[4]

3. Amphilochus son of Dryas and husband of Alcinoe.

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