Definition of Trophonius
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Trophōnius, Trophōniī
Trophonius
Τροφώνιος
noun (m., 2nd -IUS declension)
  1. A brother of Agamedes, in conjunction with, whom he built the temple of Apollo at Delphi
  2. A deity that imparted oracles in a cave near Lebadia, in Baeotia
Abbreviations
Trophōnius, ii, m., = Τροφώνιος. A brother of Agamedes, in conjunction with whom he built the temple of Apollo at Delphi, Cic. Tusc. 1, 47, 114.

— A deity that imparted oracles in a cave near Lebadia, in Baeotia; sometimes called also Juppiter Trophonius, Cic. Div. 1, 34, 74; id. N. D. 3, 19, 49; Liv. 45, 27, 8; Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 66; 31, 2, 11, § 15.

—Hence, Trophōniānus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Trophonius, Trophonian: narratio Chaeronis, of a certain Chaeron, who descended into Trophonius's cave, Cic. Att. 6, 2, 3.
 
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