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His mother, the fair Alcmena, wife of Amphitryon, having found favor in the eyes of the god Jupiter, soon fell an unwilling victim to his celestial wiles.
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He will not, trust me, have to deal in my person with a sottish, dunsical Amphitryon, nor with a silly witless Argus, for all his hundred spectacles, nor yet with the cowardly meacock Acrisius, the simple goose-cap Lycus of Thebes, the doting blockhead Agenor, the phlegmatic pea-goose Aesop, rough-footed Lycaon, the luskish misshapen Corytus of Tuscany, nor with the large-backed and strong-reined Atlas.
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We have seen that the descendants of Perseus, who was a descendant of Danaus, reigned at Mycenæ in Argolis—among whom was Amphitryon, who fled to Thebes, on the murder of his uncle, with Alemena his wife.
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While Amphitryon was engaged in a war with his foes, the Teloboians, Jupiter assumed his appearance and took the loan of his wife, Alcmena.
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After the real Amphitryon and Sosia return they both are deluded in extraordinary fashion.
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Amphitryon storms at his wife: charges of adultery, too, are bandied back and forth between him and Jupiter.
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Blepharo is appointed arbiter, but is unable to decide which is the real Amphitryon.
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In that house there (_pointing_) dwells Amphitryon, born in Argos, of an Argive father: and his wife is Alcmena, Electrus’s daughter.
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Amphitryon is at the head of the Theban army, the Thebans being at war with the Teloboians.
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All this in the guise of Amphitryon, you understand.
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He has turned himself into the very image of Amphitryon, and all the servants that see him believe that’s who he is.
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The prizes Amphitryon did receive there we stole-things my father fancies do come easy to him!
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To make it easier for you to tell us apart I shall always wear this little plume on my hat: yes, and as for my father he will have a little gold tassel hanging from his: Amphitryon will not have this mark.
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Theban citizen has been crushed and captured by the strength and valour of our soldiery, aye, and chiefly under the command and auspices of my own master, Amphitryon.
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First and foremost, when we reached there, as soon as we had touched land, straightway Amphitryon picks out the most illustrous of his captains.
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On receiving this report from his legates, Amphitryon at once led forth his whole army from camp.
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When my lord Amphitryon noted this, he straightway ordered that the cavalry on our right be led to the charge.
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When the Teloboians turn their backs we stick them full of spears, and Amphitryon himself cut down King Pterelas with his own hand.
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Then, for his valour, my lord Amphitryon was presented with a golden bowl from which King Pterelas was wont to drink.
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Amphitryon, now in command of the Theban army, and his wife is Alcmena.
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Examples of Amphitryon

Example #1
The life of the infant Hercules, born of this unnatural union, was threatened by the jealous Juno, the same as the life of the infant Jesus was threatened by the tyrant Herod.
Example #2
In Grecian mythology it was taught and believed that Hercules, the Theban, was born of a human mother and an immortal father, like other so-called saviours of mankind.
Example #3
Let him alter, change, transform, and metamorphose himself into a hundred various shapes and figures, into a swan, a bull, a satyr, a shower of gold, or into a cuckoo, as he did when he unmaidened his sister Juno; into an eagle, ram, or dove, as when he was enamoured of the virgin Phthia, who then dwelt in the Aegean territory; into fire, a serpent, yea, even into a flea; into Epicurean and Democratical atoms, or, more Magistronostralistically, into those sly intentions of the mind, which in the schools are called second notions,-I'll catch him in the nick, and take him napping.
Example #4
But I know well enough how to shield and preserve myself from that horned champion.
Example #5
M468 Pericles begins his career.
Example #6
Defeat of Athens on the land and victory on the sea.