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(Latin form from Greek Θειοδάμας/Theiodámas, 'subdued by the divine'). Seer, son of Melampus [1], in the march of the Seven against Thebes successor to Amphiaraus, who had been swallowed up by the earth, and the leader of a night attack, proposed by him himself on divine inspiration, on sleeping Thebans surrounding the Argive camp (Stat. Theb. 8,271-341; 8,365 f.; 10,160-346).

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Klodt, Claudia (Hamburg), “Thiodamas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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