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Adrastus

or A·dras·tos

[uh-dras-tuh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a king of Argos and leader of the Seven against Thebes.
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Historical Examples

  • Adrastos, the objectionable hero, was left to dwindle and die.

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    Jane Ellen Harrison

  • Very adroitly he brought in from Thebes another hero as rival to Adrastos.

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    Jane Ellen Harrison

  • Ari'on, the wonderful horse which Herculês gave to Adrastos.


British Dictionary definitions for adrastos

Adrastus

noun
  1. Greek myth a king of Argos and leader of the Seven against Thebes of whom he was the sole survivor
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