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Antimachus

[an-tim-uh-kuh s]
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noun
  1. Also called the Colophonian. flourished c410 b.c., Greek poet.
  2. (in the Iliad) a chieftain who believed that the Trojans should not return Helen to Menelaus.
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair

  • Now if anything could have drawn Mr. Rickman out it was Antimachus of Colophon.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair

  • 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.