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Calchas

(kăl`kăs), in Greek legend, seer whose prophecies aided the Greeks in the Trojan WarTrojan War,
in Greek mythology, war between the Greeks and the people of Troy. The strife began after the Trojan prince Paris abducted Helen, wife of Menelaus of Sparta. When Menelaus demanded her return, the Trojans refused.
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. In medieval romances, he is the father of Cressida.

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dies from grief on encountering even wiser soothsayer. [Gk. Myth.: LLEI, I: 325]

Calchas

declares that Iphigenia must be sacrificed to appease Artemis and ensure the Greeks’ safe passage to Troy. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 261]
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Combining marketing and professional services, Michael became Managing Director at Marketing Solutions before setting up his own strategic consultancy - the Kalchas Group which, nine years on, was acquired by CSC.
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