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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 3 (search)
her 152). Hence Sophocles speaks of him as reigning fully
alive in Hades （Soph. Elec. 836ff.）.
Moreover, Amphiaraus was deified （Paus. 8.2.4;
Cicero, De divinatione i.40.88）, and as a god he had a famous
oracle charmingly situated in a little glen near Oropus in Attica. See Paus. 1.34, with
（Frazer, commentary on Paus., vol. ii. pp. 466ff.）. The
exact spot where Amphiaraus disappeared into the earth was shown not far from Thebes on the road to Potniae. It was a small enclosure with pillars in
it. See Paus. 9.8.3. As the ground was split open by a
thunderbolt to receive Amphiaraus （Pind. N.
9.24(59)ff.; Pind. N. 10.8(13)ff.）, the
enclosure with pillars in it was doubtless one of those little sanctuaries, marked off
by a fence, which the Greeks always instituted on ground struck by lightning. See Frazer
on Apollod. 3.7.1. and Zeus made him immortal. Adrastus alone was