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Ā^drastus , i. m., = Ἄδραστος,
I.king of Argos, father-in-law of Tydeus and Polynices, who, acc. to the fable, saw them both die, and turned so pale from grief that he never recovered his former complexion; hence: “pallor Adrasti,Verg. 6, 480 Serv.; cf. Ov. P. 1, 3, 79; id. F. 6, 433; Stat. Th. 4, 74 al.
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    • Ovid, Ex Ponto, 1.3
    • Statius, Thebias, 4
    • Ovid, Fasti, 6
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