[ am-fid-uh-muh s ]
/ æmˈfɪd ə məs /
noun Classical Mythology.
a son of Aleus who, with his brother Cepheus, joined the Argonauts.
(in the Iliad) a king of Cythera.
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Example sentences from the Web for amphidamas
Heracles burst the bonds which bound him, and, seizing his club, slew Busiris with his son Amphidamas and his herald Chalbes.
And it is said that, because this reply was specially admired, Hesiod won the tripod (at the funeral games of Amphidamas).Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod