- Also called the Colophonian. flourished c410 b.c., Greek poet.
- (in the Iliad) a chieftain who believed that the Trojans should not return Helen to Menelaus.
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Examples from the Web for antimachus
Many valiant men he slew, and among them the two sons of Antimachus.Stories of the Old world
Alfred John Church
Yes, she was collecting material for a book on Antimachus of Colophon.
Now if anything could have drawn Mr. Rickman out it was Antimachus of Colophon.
At which time a verse of the poet Antimachus came to my remembrance, wherein he speaks of sailing over tops of trees.Lucian's True History
Lucian of Samosata
Leonteus, of the race of Mars, killed Hippomachus the son of Antimachus by striking him with his spear upon the girdle.The Iliad