Pirithoüs

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Pirithoüs

(paɪˈrɪθəʊəs)
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a prince of the Lapiths, who accomplished many great deeds with his friend Theseus
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Never again can I behold such men as Pirithous and Dryas shepherd of his people, or as Caeneus, Exadius, godlike Polyphemus, and Theseus son of Aegeus, peer of the immortals.
If you had no prior knowledge of Theseus, Pirithous, Ligurinus, and the odes in which Horace includes them, if you had no clue about how the poems of Catullus were preserved, if you had no understanding of the textual criticism of ancient Greek and Latin texts, The Invention of Love soon plunges you deep into these matters," explains Macauley (150).
au-dela de ses differences avec les Furies (il presente une face de vautour et des oreilles d'ane), tient des serpents dans ses mains et tourmente Thesee et Pirithous, deux supplicies qui figurent dans la liste des victimes de Tisiphone au chant VI.
Pirithous descends to the underworld on a madcap scheme of kidnapping Proserpina and taking her home as his wife.
Such were great Hercules, and Hyllus deare; Trew Jonathan, and David trustie tryde; Stout Theses, and Pirithous his feare; Pylades and Orestes by his syde; Myld Titus and Gesippus without pryde; Damon and Pythias whom death could not sever: All these and all that ever had bene tyde, In bands of friendship there did live for ever.
Part one, on "Fiction and Empire," first lays the groundwork of the argument concerning metamorphosis and perspective with exemplary readings of the Io and Daphne episodes, enriched with attention to the multiple narrative levels of the Pirithous episode as they evoke friction between the domains of truth-telling and fiction.
argiades (Palas, 1771) 15 32 47 Glaucopsyche alexis 33 55 88 (Poda, 1761) Kretania eurypilus 3 1 4 (Freyer, 1851) Lampides boeticus 8 9 17 (Linnaeus, 1767) Leptotes pirithous 12 47 59 (Linnaeus 1767) Lycaena alciphron 6 13 19 (Rottemburg, 1775) L.
Much more important is the fact that they never show us the gods or even report their actions, so there is no quarrel between Venus and Mars and no role for Saturn, either in settling this quarrel or in causing Arcite's fatal fall from his horse, which is described by Pirithous as a lamentable accident with an entirely natural explanation (5.
40 Which mythical beasts attempted to kidnap Hippodamia on the day of her wedding to King Pirithous as a feast degenerated into a battle?
quas torqueat umbras / Aeacus), while Monychus the centaur throwing ash-trees like javelins recalls the famous brawl with the Lapiths at the wedding of King Pirithous (recounted as an extended battle-scene by Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.