[am-fee-uh-rey-uh s]

noun Classical Mythology.

a hero who joined the Seven against Thebes, although he knew that his death was fated: deified after death. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for amphiaraus

Historical Examples of amphiaraus

  • And which is colder for bathing—yours or the cold spring in the cave of Amphiaraus?

  • I hold as a myth that Amphiaraus who preferred to be good than to seem good.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • For love of gold Eriphyle betrayed her husband Amphiaraus to his enemy.

    De Re Metallica

    Georgius Agricola

  • I have the prudence of Amphiaraus and the baldness of Caesar.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • The oracle of Amphiaraus in Attica sent dreams into the hearts of his consultants.