noun Classical Mythology.
Example sentences from the Web for phineus
In such affairs we may have the origin of the story of the Harpies at the court of Phineus.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
The story alluded to is that Phineus, king of Thrace, unjustly put out the eyes of his sons.The Aeneid of Virgil|Virgil
Nor did they know the cause till Phineus expounded it to them.Stories of the Old world|Alfred John Church
When the Argo reached the dangerous spot, at the suggestion of Phineus, a dove was let loose.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)|Charles Morris
When Phineus heard these words his rage almost choked him, and he charged his people to draw their swords and slay Perseus.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy