Cyclopes


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Cy·clo·pes

 (sī-klō′pēz)
n.
Greek Mythology Plural of Cyclops.
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Noun1.Cyclopes - only the silky anteater
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cyclopes didactylus, silky anteater, two-toed anteater - squirrel-sized South American toothless anteater with long silky golden fur
References in classic literature ?
The same thing holds good of Dithyrambs and Nomes; here too one may portray different types, as Timotheus and Philoxenus differed in representing their Cyclopes.
Bear in mind, however, that Neptune is still furious with Ulysses for having blinded an eye of Polyphemus king of the Cyclopes.
Of these three, Earth produces Heaven to whom she bears the Titans, the Cyclopes and the hundred-handed giants.
The whole story is told through the eyes of a dreamer, a boy whose imagination knows no bounds - his mix of adventure and real history blurs with tales of cyclopes and feats of derring-do.
Before science fiction, people tended to fantasize about the future -- not unlike the way they imagined distant places, peopled by dog-headed Cynocephali, surly one-eyed Cyclopes and one-legged Unipeds.
The great Middle Sea was no longer a deadly barrier guarded by man-eating Cyclopes but a broad highway bringing goods and ideas from Egypt, Palestine, Persia, even Russia, all the way to the Sacred Promontory marking the dangerous Atlantic swell.
When the other Cyclopes ultimately hear the cries of the wounded Polyphemus, they ask him who did this to him, and his answer is, well, funny, because it means the name Odysseus had told him, as well as craftiness itself, literally not anyone at all.
However, it's the end of the road to Hollywood for these contestants: Samantha Townsend, Haydn Olsen, Chase Boyle, Missy Cyclopes,Chase Thornton,Jessica Bassett,Ally Roundy,Carson Henline and Kimberly Tosti.
In the absence of the mythical Cyclopes, humans can still be eaten, now by disease, which sometimes devours the brain, disabling and finally destroying the body.
Much like the "ancient" or "classical" period in which the peplum genre situated itself, Sinbad the Sailor's realm equally provided filmmakers with a timeless, mythological context in which anything goes, from dinosaurs to genies and Cyclopes.
Casual classical allusions in the collection are common, whether oblique references to Ulysses in the poem "Tears", or to Prometheus and his fire in "The mercenary", or Aphrodite, and the Cyclopes in "A clay image, wrapped in a name".
24) Though this myth of Apollo seems innocent enough now, Roman viewers would surely have been aware that Apollo was sentenced to serve a mortal because he killed Zeus' Cyclopes.