The oracle replied to his question that Adrastus was king of the Sicyonians and Cleisthenes was a brigand.
As for Adrastus, he begged to be sacrificed at the grave of his unfortunate victim.
Adrastus, king of Argos, pleads with Theseus who at first refuses aid but finally consents at the entreaties of his mother.
Thus Crœsus received the unfortunate Adrastus into his household.
Adrastus swore this oath to his two sons-in-law, that he would replace both in their own country, but me first.
In an affecting scene Adrastus recognises and names the bodies.
He is about to allow Adrastus to convey them home when Athena appears.
She advises him to exact an oath from Adrastus that Argos will never invade Attica.
He went to the oracle at Delphi to ask if it would aid him in expelling Adrastus.
Crœsus, though overwhelmed with anguish, was disarmed of all resentment at witnessing Adrastus's suffering.