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Calchas

/ ˈkælkæs /

noun

  1. Greek myth a soothsayer who assisted the Greeks in the Trojan War


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So Eric left the field, and wandered home, like Calchas in the Iliad, “sorrowful by the side of the sounding sea.”

I have mentioned them in speaking of Calchas, and of the contest between Calchas and Mopsus respecting their skill in divination.

The story of Calchas' contest with Mopsos perhaps comes from the same source.

Calchas the exile: a famous soothsayer, who accompanied the Greeks to Troy.

Endure, my friends, and remain yet awhile, that we may know whether Calchas prophesies truly or not.

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