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In Greek mythology, Eurypylus referred to three different people.

  1. Son of Thestius. He participated in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar, during which he insulted Atalanta and was killed by Meleager.
  2. A Thessalonian king, fought on the Greek side during the Trojan War.
  3. Son of Telephus and Astyoche. During the Trojan War, he fought for Troy and was killed by Neoptolemus. (Odyssey XI, 520)

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