Agamedes


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Agamedes

(ăg'əmē`dēz): see TrophoniusTrophonius
, in Greek mythology, famous architect. He and his brother Agamedes built the temple of Apollo at Delphi and the treasury of King Hyrieus. According to one legend, Trophonius was swallowed up by the earth at Lebadea in Boeotia, which became the site of a famous
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are unknown to the writer of the hymn, 2) the temple built by Trophonius and Agamedes for Apollo (ll.
He was son-in-law to Augeas, having married his eldest daughter, golden-haired Agamede, who knew the virtues of every herb which grows upon the face of the earth.
When Agamedes was trapped there, Trophonius cut off his head so that he might not be recognized.