Sentence Examples with the word Calchas

The journey of Calchas to Colophon and his death there, as told in the Nosti, is another instance of the kind.

When the Greeks, on their journey home after the fall of Troy, were overtaken by a storm, Calchas is said to have been thrown ashore at Colophon.

It had been predicted that he should die when he met his superior in divination; and the prophecy was fulfilled in the person of Mopsus, whom Calchas met in the grove of the Clarian Apollo near Colophon.

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The rival seer Calchas is said to have died of chagrin because the predictions of Mopsus were fulfilled, while his own proved incorrect.

Having been beaten in a trial of soothsaying, Calchas died of chagrin or committed suicide.