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p79 Amphiaraia

Article by Leonhard Schmitz, Ph.D., F.R.S.E., Rector of the High School of Edinburgh
on p79 of

William Smith, D.C.L., LL.D.:
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, John Murray, London, 1875.

AMPHIARAIA (ἀμφιαράϊα), games celebrated in honour of the ancient hero Amphiaraus, in the neighbourhood of Oropus, where he had a temple with a celebrated oracle (Schol. ad Pind. Ol. VII.154; the rites observed in his temple are described by Pausanias (I.34 § 3; K. F. Hermann, Lehrb. d. gottesdienstl. Alterth. d. Griechen, § 63, n. 1).


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