Amphiaraus



a hero who joined the Seven against Thebes, although he knew that his death was fated: deified after death.
Historical Examples

The prophet Amphiaraus this, O my mistress, and with him the victims, the libations of the earth delighting in blood.
The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I. Euripides

I hold as a myth that Amphiaraus who preferred to be good than to seem good.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

The prophet was Amphiaraus, who predicted that all who took part in the expedition, except Adrastus, would be destroyed.
The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1 Alexander Pope

For love of gold Eriphyle betrayed her husband Amphiaraus to his enemy.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola

The oracles of Delphi and Amphiaraus alone sent an answer, which in the least suggested the truth.
The Expositor’s Bible George Adam Smith

The oracle of Amphiaraus in Attica sent dreams into the hearts of his consultants.
The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler

And how long did Eriphyle live with Amphiaraus, and was the mother of children and of many?
A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion Epictetus

I heard a rumbling noise, like thunder; and from the statue of Amphiaraus came a voice, saying, ‘Life is given by the gods.’
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

The wish to gain time had chiefly induced Pericles to request that Amphiaraus might be consulted.
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

And how many did Eriphyle live with Amphiaraus, and was the mother of children not a few?
The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) – Greece Various

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