[ am-fee-uh-rey-uhs ]
/ ˌæm fi əˈreɪ əs /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a hero who joined the Seven against Thebes, although he knew that his death was fated: deified after death.
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How to use Amphiaraus in a sentence
On the other hand; Amphiaraus being a person of Virtue, and Piety, they are afraid least he should succeed.
And how long did Eriphyle live with Amphiaraus, and was the mother of children and of many?
It stood near the warm baths of Amphiaraus, whose temple belonged to the Oropians; and who was particularly worshipped by them.
Eriphyle, unable to withstand the tempting bait, accepted the bribe, and thus Amphiaraus was compelled to join the army.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome|E.M. Berens
The attack on Thebes was repulsed, and during the flight the earth opened and swallowed up Amphiaraus together with his chariot.