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Phiʹneus (2 syl.)

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A blind king of Thrace, who had the gift of prophecy. Whenever he wanted to eat, the Harpies came and took away or defiled his food.

Blind Thamʹyris, and blind Mœonidēs,

And Tireʹsias, and Phiʹneus, prophets old.”


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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Philosopher with the Golden Thigh
Philosopher’s Egg (The)
Philosopher’s Stone
Philosopher’s Tree (The)
Philosophers
Philosophy
Philotimē
Philoxenos of Cythēra
Philoxenos of Leucadia
Philter (A)
Phineus
Phiz
Phiz
Phlegethon
Phlegra
Phlogiston
Phocensian Despair
Phocion
Phœbē
Phœbus
Phœnix