Cadmus



Paul, 1904–1999, U.S. painter and etcher.
Classical Mythology. a Phoenician prince who introduced writing to the Greeks and who founded the city of Thebes in the company of five warriors.
Historical Examples

American Hero-Myths Daniel G. Brinton
Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca Homer
Mr. Crewe’s Career, Complete Winston Churchill
Romulus, Makers of History Jacob Abbott
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Romulus, Makers of History Jacob Abbott
Old Greek Stories James Baldwin
Romulus, Makers of History Jacob Abbott
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various
Romulus, Makers of History Jacob Abbott

noun
(Greek myth) a Phoenician prince who killed a dragon and planted its teeth, from which sprang a multitude of warriors who fought among themselves until only five remained, who joined Cadmus to found Thebes

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