noun Classical Mythology.
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Example sentences from the Web for Iphitus
They added one day in four years to their faulty year; Iphitus celebrated this change by the institution of the Olympiads.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
That bow had been given to him by a hero named Iphitus long ago.The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy|Padriac Colum
Iphitus, on the other hand, was seeking horses; for twelve mares had been lost, which had as foals twelve hardy mules.
Iphitus instituted there the Olympic games, because the Eleians were a sacred people.
To Iphitus Ulysses gave a sharp-edged sword and a stout spear, as the beginning of a loving friendship.