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[tin-dair-ee-uh s] /tɪnˈdɛər i əs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the husband of Leda and father of Clytemnestra and Castor. Unabridged
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  • (l. 5) Hail, children of Tyndareus, riders upon swift horses!

  • Let them that sware the oath to Tyndareus go with thee on this errand.

  • She was the niece of Tyndareus,—being the daughter of his brother Icarius, a Spartan prince.

  • It represents Leda showing to Tyndareus a nest containing the two boys produced from the egg.

    Museum of Antiquity L. W. Yaggy
  • Leda was the daughter of Thestius and the wife of Tyndareus.

  • His uncle, a broken reed, is saved from committing himself by the entry of Tyndareus, father of Clytemnestra and Helen.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • Wife of Tyndareus, king of Sparta, loved by Zeus, who took the form of a swan.

  • She was the daughter of Tyndareus of Argos, one of the horde of kinglets who split up the Greek archipelago among them.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • Suitors came from one end of the archipelago to the other to visit the palace of Tyndareus and to pay court to the Wonder Girl.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
  • And so adorable was she that some one started a rumor that she was not the daughter of Tyndareus, but of great Jove himself.

    Superwomen Albert Payson Terhune
British Dictionary definitions for Tyndareus


(Greek myth) a Spartan king; the husband of Leda
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