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Alexander the Great's war horse.


(Historical Terms) the favourite horse of Alexander the Great
[C17: from Latin, from Greek Boukephalos, from bous ox + kephalē head]


(byuˈsɛf ə ləs)

the horse used by Alexander the Great on most of his military campaigns.
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He next proceeded to inspect his hack, which, with more quartos than a real and more blemishes than the steed of Gonela, that "tantum pellis et ossa fuit," surpassed in his eyes the Bucephalus of Alexander or the Babieca of the Cid.
For them stage-coaches will have become romances--a team of four bays as fabulous as Bucephalus or Black Bess.
Intact, my dear friend; besides the harness of your Bucephalus and mine.
The walk from the railway station has been transformed and recently the citys much-loved horse sculpture Bucephalus, more commonly known as Trigger, was put back on show in Greyfriars Green
Bucephalus, affectionately known by Coventrians as 'Trigger', was located at the island at Greyfriars Green from 1985 until work began to change junction 6 of the ring road.
Therefore, he cleans very old weapons, reassembles them in an inappropriate way (by replacing the missing parts of a helmet with cardboards) and looks for his horse, which is very thin, but which surpasses "in his eyes the Bucephalus of Alexander or the Babieca of the Cid.
As is well known, Bucephalus was Alexander the Great's horse who went on living as a lawyer in Kafka's short text The New Advocate [Der neue AdvokaP, 1920].
The frankly grotesque depiction of Alexander the Great's horse Bucephalus (1544) made up of strange creatures illustrates a romance about the Greek leader and is one of the earliest illuminated secular works.
Bucephalus was the favourite horse of which ancient classical figure?
The CNG bus scheme will be introduced by multinational transport company BUCEPHALUS under public private partnership.
Thus, in addition to the bell of "Ein Brudermord,"he notes how Kafka made the "neuen Advokaten," Bucephalus, '"hoch die Schenkel hebend, mit auf dem Marmor aufklingendem Schritt'die Gerichtstreppen [.
So, the concept HORSE (91) organizes into one grouping all of Bucephalus, Secretariat, and Pie-O-My; we can refer to all of those different particulars with the single concept.