- the husband of Leda and father of Clytemnestra and Castor.
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Examples from the Web for tyndareus
Let them that sware the oath to Tyndareus go with thee on this errand.
Leda was the daughter of Thestius and the wife of Tyndareus.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2
It represents Leda showing to Tyndareus a nest containing the two boys produced from the egg.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
Wife of Tyndareus, king of Sparta, loved by Zeus, who took the form of a swan.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4
Lucian of Samosata
She was the niece of Tyndareus,—being the daughter of his brother Icarius, a Spartan prince.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)
Charles Mills Gayley
- Greek myth a Spartan king; the husband of Leda