Ceyx


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Ce·yx

 (sē′ĭks)
n. Greek Mythology
The husband of Alcyone.

Ceyx

(ˈsiːɪks)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Trachis in Thessaly and the husband of Alcyone. He died in a shipwreck and his wife drowned herself in grief. Compare Alcyone1
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At the close of the "Shield" Heracles goes on to Trachis to the house of Ceyx, and this warning suggests that the "Marriage of Ceyx" may have come immediately after the `Or such as was' of Alcmena in the "Eoiae": possibly Halcyone, the wife of Ceyx, was one of the heroines sung in the poem, and the original section was `developed' into the "Marriage", although what form the poem took is unknown.
Ceyx and Alcyone, 1768, oil on canvas, Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, (c) National Museum Wales IN THE 1760s Wilson produced several paintings of stories of high tragedy, usually taken from classical mythology.
Ancient Greek mythology described "halcyon days" as seven days each winter when storms never occurred, which allowed Alcyone, who had been transformed by the gods along with her husband Ceyx into a bird, to lay her eggs on the beach in peaceful conditions.
Sea Birds and Morning Stars: Ceyx, Alcyone, and the Many Metamorphoses of Earendil and Elwing.
TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Cycnus was buried by Ceyx together with the countless host Of those who lived near the city of the famous king, Anthe and the city of the Myrmidons and famous Iolcus And Arne and Helice.
EVEN as Midas, the man with the ' golden touch,' grieves for his young daughter, the three laundresses sitting by the poolside move on to the story of how King Ceyx is reunited with his Queen Alcyone after the sea god Poseidon's dangerous winds extinguish Ceyx's mortal life.
By briefly alluding to Alcyone and Ceyx, Bernardes reminds us again of Ovid's Metamorphoses (XI, 410-748), where the lovers' tragic story is told; Sannazaro's Piscatoria I, "Phyllis" (ll.
While this might appear to be at best a problematic claim, since the Ceyx and Alcione story is present in all three extant manuscript copies of the Book, it is consistent with Lydgate's own engagement with the text.
Alcedinidae Ceyx lecontei African dwarf kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Grey-headed kingfisher Ceryle rudis Pied kingfisher 3.
Kristine Larsen's inclusion, "Sea Birds and Morning Stars: Ceyx, Alcyone, and the Many Metamorphoses of Earendil and Elwing," discusses the Greek myth of Ceyx and Alcyone, which Tolkien almost certainly knew from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book XI, as a source for his Earendil and Elwing.
At first, however, the narrator of the Parliament improperly reads the Somnium Scipionis, unable to find consolation for his "hevynesse" (89), and, without the help of his subsequent dream experience, neither can the Duchess narrator render a satisfactory reading of the tale of Ceyx and Alcyone.
18) Recovering the festive scene that, in the mythological narrative at the beginning of the poem, Heracles found in his visit to Ceyx (v.