Adrastus [ə dras′təs]
Gr. Myth. a king of Argos who leads the SEVEN AGAINST THEBES

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  • Adrastus — Adrastus, König von Argos; von Amphiaraus vertrieben floh er zum König Polybus nach Sicyon, seinem Oheim, dessen Nachfolger er wurde. Seine Tochter Argia vermählte er an den Polynices und zog mit diesem als einer der sieben Helden gegen Theben… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Adrastus — This article is about Adrastus, son of Talaus, king of Argos. For others with this name, see Adrastus (disambiguation). Adrastus (Greek Ἄδραστος; also Adrestus from Ionic Greek: Ἄδρηστος), inactive ,dubious|date=October 2008 was a legendary king… …   Wikipedia

  • ADRASTUS — I. ADRASTUS Gorgii fil. dum Athim Croesi filium suae fidei creditum, in venatione, aprilocô percussisset, selsuper eiusdem tumulum confodit. Herodot. l. 1. II. ADRASTUS Percosii fil. de quo vide in dictione Percosius. III. ADRASTUS Philosophus,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Adrastus, S. — S. Adrastus, M. (1. März). Der hl. Adrastus wurde mit dem hl. Leo und mehreren Andern gemartert. S. S. Leo …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Adrastus (son of Gordias) — Adrastus (Greek: Ἄδρηστος) was the son of Gordias, king of Phrygia. He features prominently in Herodotos s story of King Croesus of Lydia. He killed his brother, unwittingly, [Photius notes on a lost book by Ptolemy Hephaestion records a… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrastus (mythology) — Adrastus (Greek: Ἄδραστος) refers to several individuals in Greek mythology:*Adrastus was the son of Merops, the king of Percote, and brother to Amphius. Along with Amphius, he led a military force from Adrastea, Apaesus, Pityeia and Tereia to… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrastus (disambiguation) — Adrastus (Greek: Ἄδραστος) means inescapable . It can refer to:*Adrastus, an Argive king *Adrastus (mythology) *Adrastus (son of Gordias) *Adrastus of Aphrodisias *Adrantus (also known as Adrastus or Ardrantus) *Adrastus of Cyzicusee… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrastus of Aphrodisias — Adrastus (Gr. polytonic|Ἄδραστος) of Aphrodisias was a Peripatetic philosopher who lived in the second century AD. He was the author of a treatise on the arrangement of Aristotle s writings and his system of philosophy, quoted by Simplicius,… …   Wikipedia

  • Adrastus of Cyzicus — is an individual who is mentioned along with Dion of Naples in a work of Augustine of Hippo. He was apparently an ancient Roman astronomer. Although, from Augustine s brief and second hand account, we can know very little of his life or works, he …   Wikipedia

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