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Theoclymenus

[thee-uh-klahy-muh-nuh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. (in the Odyssey) a seer who foretold the return of Odysseus and the death of Penelope's suitors.
  2. a son of Proteus and Psamathe who succeeded his father as king of Egypt.
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Historical Examples

  • For when Telemachus is quitting Sparta, Theoclymenus joins him, .

    Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3

    W. E. Gladstone

  • On this Theoclymenus called him apart and caught him by the hand.

  • To Eurycleia he spoke of the guest who had come on his ship, Theoclymenus.

  • He was just about to depart when Theoclymenus detained him and asked where he was to find shelter.

  • She is wooed by Theoclymenus, king of the land, brother of Theonoe.


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