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[tahy-dee-uh s, -dyoos, tid-ee-uh s] /ˈtaɪ di əs, -dyus, ˈtɪd i əs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the father of Diomedes: one of the Seven Against Thebes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The son of Tydeus went on also with me, and his crews with him.

    The Odyssey Homer
  • But Apollo kept no blind look-out when he saw Minerva with the son of Tydeus.

    The Iliad Homer
  • He ceased, and all sat silent, when at length The mighty son of Tydeus thus replied.

  • The son of Tydeus speared Agastrophus son of Paeon in the hip-joint with his spear.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Hence messengers were sent to acquaint Tydeus, and apparently to recall the force.

  • I am by lineage son to a noble sire, Tydeus, who lies buried at Thebes.

    The Iliad Homer
  • It struck the shield of the son of Tydeus; the bronze point pierced it and passed on till it reached the breastplate.

    The Iliad Homer
  • But the generals, and more particularly Tydeus and Menander, bade him go about his business.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • The son of Tydeus, shuddering, his approach Discern'd, and instant to Ulysses spake.

  • O son of warlike horse-breaking Tydeus, why dost thou tremble?

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