Sentence Examples


  • CADMUS, in Greek legend, son of Agenor, king of Phoenicia and brother of Europa.
  • And married Autonoe, daughter of Cadmus, by whom he had several children, among others, the unfortunate Actaeon.
  • CADMUS OF MILETUS, according to some ancient authorities the oldest of the logographi.
  • As Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Judicium de Thucydide, c. 23) distinctly states that the work current in his time under the name of Cadmus was a forgery, it is most probable that the two first are identical with the Phoenician Cadmus, who, as the reputed inventor of letters, was subsequently transformed into the Milesian and the author of an historical work.
  • The text of the notice of the third Cadmus of Miletus in Suidas is unsatisfactory; and it is uncertain whether he is to be explained in the same way, or whether he was an historical personage, of whom all further record is lost.