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Rhadamanthys

or Rhad·a·man·thus

[rad-uh-man-thuh s]
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noun
  1. Classical Mythology. a son of Zeus and Europa, rewarded for the justice he exemplified on earth by being made, after his death, a judge in the Underworld, where he served with his brothers Minos and Aeacus.
  2. an inflexibly just or severe judge.
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Related formsRhad·a·man·thine [rad-uh-man-thin, -thahyn] /ˌræd əˈmæn θɪn, -θaɪn/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • There she conceived and bore three sons, Minos, Sarpedon and Rhadamanthys.

    Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

    Homer and Hesiod

  • Later Greek legend united with him two other judges, his brothers, Rhadamanthys and Æacus.

    Homer's Odyssey

    Denton J. Snider