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Omphale

/ ˈɒmfəˌliː /

noun

  1. Greek myth a queen of Lydia, whom Hercules was required to serve as a slave to atone for the murder of Iphitus


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He was purchased by the Queen of Lydia, Omphale, and remained in her service three years.

A thread from the distaff of Omphale may be stronger than the club of Hercules.

After Omphale, Tylon reigned, who died from the bite of a snake, but was again restored to life by a marvellous herb.

But in time they came to a country in Asia called Lydia, which was then ruled by a queen whose name was Omphale.

He never regretted it, though history has affected to regard it as illicit, and Aspasia as Omphale.

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