It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world. — Thomas Jefferson


~ 2000 BC
Civilization: Greek — Thebes
   Field of Renown:  hero — Demigod
Era:  Heroic

Demigod who was founder of Thebes and brought the Alphabet to Greece.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Cadmus and Europa in  Old Greek Stories  by  James Baldwin
Founding of Many Important Cities  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
Cadmus and the Dragon's Teeth in  Famous Men of Greece  by  John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
Dragon's Teeth in  Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sowing Dragon's Teeth  in  Stories of the Ancient Greeks  by  Charles D. Shaw

Image Links

Cadmus throwing the rock
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Cadmus and the Dragon
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks