(Greek myth) a king of Orchomenus in Boeotia; the father of Phrixus and Helle by his first wife Nephele, whom he deserted for Ino
athamas, regarding this as the fulfilment of the oracle, settled there and married a third wife, Themisto.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various
The old man is either Silenus, or it may be athamas, Inos husband.
Finger-Ring Lore William Jones
Now Pelias, brother of athamas, had usurped the throne of Thessaly.
The Boy With the U.S. Miners Francis Rolt-Wheeler
athamas, having incurred the wrath of Hera, was seized with madness, and slew his son Learchus.
The Sources and Analogues of ‘A Midsummer-night’s Dream’ Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
athamas: Married to a sister of Semele, was made insane by the angry Juno, with the result described in the text.
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri
There are several species, having the same general form as the Jason, including athamas, pl.
Illustrations of Exotic Entomology, Volume 1 Dru Drury
In the story of the Argonautic expedition we have athamas, who marries Nephele (the mist).
Myths of Greece and Rome H. A. Guerber
The whole athamas story, in Greece, is a tissue of popular tales found in every part of the world.
Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, West Africa Elphinstone Dayrell
Then madness came upon that foolish king athamas, and ruin upon Ino and her children.
Myths That Every Child Should Know Various
Many, many years ago, there was a man called athamas, and he had a wife whose name was Nephele.
Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
noun (in Wicca) a witch’s ceremonial knife, usually with a black handle, used in rituals rather than for cutting or carving
deathlessness; immortality. Historical Examples I lifted my eyes: the veil had fallen—it was my lost athanasia! Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald It was the scent of the garments of my athanasia, as I had dreamed it in my dream! Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
of or relating to or to the doctrines ascribed to him. Theology. a follower of or a believer in the . Historical Examples And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed. The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable […]
- Athanasian creed
a creed or formulary of Christian faith, of unknown authorship, formerly ascribed to Athanasius. Historical Examples And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed. The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable because of its damnatory clauses. More Pages […]