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[tem-uh-nuh s]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Aristomachus who was allotted the city of Argos for his participation in the Heraclidae invasion of Peloponnesus.
  2. a son of Pelasgus believed to have reared Hera.
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Historical Examples

  • Temenus, the eldest of the sons of Aristomachus, took the kingdom of Argos.

    Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold

    Matthew Arnold

  • He recovered the whole inheritance of Temenus, which had been severed into many portions.

  • The frogs in Aristophanes claim the temenus and speak of their song at the Chytri.