How to use Calydon in a sentence
Meleager, who withdrew, and refused to fight until the Curetes were on the point of capturing the city of Calydon.
He wrestles with Achelous for Deianeira (" destructive to husband "), daughter of Oeneus, king of Calydon, vanquishes the river god, and breaks off one of his horns, which as a horn of plenty is found as an attribute of Hercules in art.
Driven from Calydon for homicide, he goes with Deianeira to Trachis.
In early legend Old Aetolia, with its cities of Pleuron and Calydon, figures prominently.Advertisement