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  1. Greek myth a soothsayer who assisted the Greeks in the Trojan War
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Historical Examples of calchas

  • The scholar will readily call to mind a Calchas, a Chryses, and others.

    Mysticism and its Results

    John Delafield

  • Sophocles, among other writers, says that Calchas died there.

  • From the auspices Calchas had found at what hour they should set sail for Troy.

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

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

  • Then Calchas——' here he stopped, saying: 'But why tell a long tale?