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cadmean victory August 2, 2010

Posted by vocabulry in Uncategorized.

Pyrrhic victory

This could be a Cadmean victory for Russia, because it could sow unrest based on desire for freedom among the nations enslaved by Russia. The reference is to the story of the warriors who sprang from the teeth of the dragon slain by Cadmus. the founder of Thebes in ancient Greece. …




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