Amphilochus

[ am-fil-uh-kuh s ]
/ æmˈfɪl ə kəs /

noun Classical Mythology.

a seer, the son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and the brother of Alcmaeon.

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Example sentences from the Web for amphilochus

  • It is said that Alexander performed sacrifices in honour of Amphilochus, on account of their common affinity to Argos.

  • Having sent to consult the oracle of Amphilochus, he received for answer, that his affairs would go on better after his death.

    The Phantom World|Augustin Calmet