EXAMPLES | noun Paul, 1904–1999, U.S. painter and etcher. noun . Classical Mythology a Phoenician prince who introduced writing to the Greeks and who founded the city of Thebes in the company of five warriors.
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Cadmus were now pursuing their weary way, with no companion but each other.
But how, Cebes, and by what arguments, shall we appease this
Then Ino, the daughter of
Cadmus, saw him and took pity on him.
These five then joined themselves to
Cadmus, and helped him to build his city. Cadmus knew immediately that this was the spot where his city was to stand. British Dictionary definitions for cadmus noun Greek myth a Phoenician prince who killed a dragon and planted its teeth, from which sprang a multitude of warriors who fought among themselves until only five remained, who joined Cadmus to found Thebes Derived Forms Cadmean, adjective
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