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Origin of amphictyon
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Definition for amphictyon (2 of 2)
noun Classical Mythology.
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The chiefs thus gathered together called this assembly the Am-phic-ty-on´ic Council, in honor of Amphictyon.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber
The hero Amphictyon, whose temple stood at Thermopylæ, passed in mythical genealogy for the brother of Hellen.
Genealogy attributes its origin to a son of Deucalion, called Amphictyon.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
But consider whether this be not a prize proper to the Pythian games, as appropriate to Amphictyon.Essays and Miscellanies|Plutarch
Amphictyon represents the first of these institutions, and Aethlius the second.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3|W. E. Gladstone