Nemean Games

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Noun1.Nemean Games - the ancient Panhellenic games held biennially at Nemea in the second and fourth years of each Olympiad
agon - a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
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The patronymic occurs again when Tydeus wrestles with Agylleus, the son of Hercules, in the first Nemean Games in honour of Opheltes.
On the other hand, Severyns (1933: 50) went back to 487, opening the possibility of its occurrence at the next Nemean games.
This represents the Nemean games, part of the Olympiad cycle.