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Τροφώνιος , , the legendary builder of the first temple of Apollo at Delphi, h.Ap.296; afterwards himself the possessor of a celebrated oracle, Pi.Fr.2, Hdt.1.46, 8.134; καταβαίνων ὥσπερ ἐς Τροφωνίου (sc. ἄντρον) Ar.Nu.508 :—
II. Τροφώνεια , τά, his festival, IG7.49.10 (Megara, ii A. D.), 22.3169.18 (Athens, iii A. D.); written Τροφώνια in IG22.3147 (ii B. C.), Poll. 1.37 (v.l. -ωνίαι): both prob. contr. fr. *Τροφωνίεια. (An older form Τρεφώνιος in Boeot. Inscrr., IG7.3055 (Lebad.), 3080 (ibid.), 4136 (Ptoön, ii B. C.), al.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 508
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.46
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.134
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 296
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.2.38
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