Autolycus


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Autolycus

(ɔːˈtɒlɪkəs)
n
(Celestial Objects) a crater in the NW quadrant of the moon about 38 km in diameter and 3000 m deep

Autolycus

(ɔːˈtɒlɪkəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a thief who stole cattle from his neighbour Sisyphus and prevented him from recognizing them by making them invisible
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Then came the ghost of my dead mother Anticlea, daughter to Autolycus.
This helmet had been stolen by Autolycus out of Eleon when he broke into the house of Amyntor son of Ormenus.
And this is a lesson which I suspect you must have learnt out of Homer; for he, speaking of Autolycus, the maternal grandfather of Odysseus, who is a favourite of his, affirms that
Mike Hugo steals much of the second half as loveable rogue Autolycus, who keeps the thread running through Bohemia and Sicily.
We are also introduced to the scapegrace Autolycus, one of the few genuinely amusing comedy characters in Shakespeare.
Autolycus, who like to "jog on, jog on, the footpath way"
But when it was Autolycus with wickedly sarcastic, funny lines, for me, it was exciting.
His band of travelling companions includes soothsayer Amphiaraus (Ian McShane), warrior Autolycus (Rufus Sewell) and mute orphan Tydeus (Aksel Hennie).
His band of travelling companions includes Amphiaraus (Ian McShane), Autolycus (Rufus Sewell) and Tydeus (Aksel Hennie).
But it's Arif Yampolsky, playing the wily pickpocket Autolycus, who steals the comic spotlight, along with Tilford's bag of gold coins.
Ingrid Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in the new movie | Ingrid Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in the new movie
Gandalf, Trolls, a Great White Orc, Gollum, Hercules, Autolycus and Victorian Mini-Park bring Fantasy to Salt Lake Comic Con -