Calchas



noun
(Greek myth) a soothsayer who assisted the Greeks in the Trojan War
Historical Examples

The Geography of Strabo, Volume III (of 3) Strabo
Mysticism and its Results John Delafield
The Story of Troy Michael Clarke
Euripedes and His Age Gilbert Murray
William Shakespeare John Masefield
Euripedes and His Age Gilbert Murray
Tales of Troy and Greece Andrew Lang
Tales of Troy: Ulysses the Sacker of Cities Andrew Lang
The World of Homer Andrew Lang
The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I. Euripides

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