Definition of Cadmean in English:

Cadmean

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Pronunciation: /kadˈmiːən
 
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adjective

  • Relating to Cadmus.
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    • In any event Cadmean Thebes identified itself with the religious capital of old Thebes in Egypt.
    • The Akkadians were able to adapt Sumerian cuneiform and the Greeks were able to adapt Cadmean letters because the vestigial iconic aspects of these writing systems were overlooked or ignored.
    • Ben Franklin started the Cadmean Chautauqua and Lyceum Association and later became the president of the Associated Chautauqua of America.

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