He was worshipped at Oropus, Athens and Sparta.
By her treacherous attack upon the frontier-town of Oropus (156) Athens indirectly brought about the conflict between Rome and the Achaean League which resulted in the eventual loss of Greek independence, but remained herself a free town with rights secured by treaty.
His friendship with Antigonus Gonatas seems to have roused suspicion as to his loyalty, and he sought safety first in the temple of Amphiaraus at Oropus, and later with Antigonus, at whose court he is said to have died of grief.
OROPUS, a Greek seaport, on the Euripus, in the district IlEtpairoi, opposite Eretria.
The famous oracle of Amphiaraus was situated in the territory of Oropus, 12 stadia from the city.
In 366 Athens lost Oropus, a blow which she endeavoured to repair by forming an alliance with Arcadia and by an attack on Corinth.
Near Oropus, on the supposed site of his passing, his sanctuary arose, with healing springs, and an oracle famous for its interpretation of dreams (Pausanias i.
In Attica itself Athens lost Oenoe and Oropus, and by the end of 411 only one quarter of the empire remained.