[ US /ˈkædməs/ ]
  1. (Greek mythology) the brother of Europa and traditional founder of Thebes in Boeotia
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How To Use Cadmus In A Sentence

  • Titian made another painting of the divine huntress and Cadmus's grandson: The Death of Actaeon, which hangs in the National Gallery in London.
  • There is little doubt that Cadmus was originally a Boeotian, that is, a Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"
  • Now, the really interesting thing is is organisation is called Cadmus, and their manager is Vic Van Doon. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Dragon's Island - Jack Williamson
  • What loiterer at the gates will call Cadmus from the house, Agenor's son, who left the city of Sidon and founded here the town of Thebes? The Bacchantes
  • When we find that the name Cadmus is simply the Semitic word _kedem_, the east, and notice all this mythical entourage, we see that this legend is but a lightly veiled account of the local source and progress of the light of day, and of the advantages men derive from it. American Hero-Myths A Study in the Native Religions of the Western Continent
  • Semele was the daughter of Cadmus, founder of Thebes.
  • To all the race of Cadmus shall this be proclaimed, that whosoe'er is caught decking his corpse with wreaths or giving it burial, shall be requited with death; unwept, unburied let him lie, a prey to birds. The Phoenissae
  • Bochart says that he was called Cadmus, because he came from the eastern part of Phœnicia, which is called in The Metamorphoses of Ovid Vol. I, Books I-VII
  • The third consequence of George Geary's sudden demise was the reascension of Cadmus Geary. GALILEE
  • For when Simmias mentioned his objection, I quite imagined that no answer could be given to him, and therefore I was surprised at finding that his argument could not sustain the first onset of yours; and not impossibly the other, whom you call Cadmus, may share a similar fate. Phædo. Paras. 400-499
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