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"He cannot get out except to be sacrificed," says Herodotus, speaking of the unlucky descendant of Athamas.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
Athamas, having incurred the wrath of Hera, was seized with madness, and slew his son Learchus.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
And when the seed bare no increase, King Athamas sent to inquire of the oracle at Delphi what the cause might be.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
Athamas, seized with madness, imagined that his spouse was a lioness, and her two sons young lions.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
Athamas, regarding this as the fulfilment of the oracle, settled there and married a third wife, Themisto.