Polyxena

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Polyxena

(pɒˈlɪksɪnə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a daughter of King Priam of Troy, who was sacrificed on the command of Achilles' ghost
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Spyro, whose father died in 1993 and whose mother Glykeria passed away last October, leaves his brother, Fred and his wife, Elena, and their children, Paul and Lilly; two uncles, Nicholas Gage and his wife, Joan and Christos Economou and his wife, Maria, and five aunts, Alexandra Stratis and her husband, Angelo, Olga Bartzokis, Fotini Haithis, Ourania Efstathiou and her husband, Fotios, all of Worcester, and Polyxene Varsami of Ioannina, Greece.
Rien ne l'obligeait d'ajouter Medee a Darts, sinon la volonte de presenter un roman riche en figures feminines: Medee, Hesione, Helene, Cassandre, Polyxene, Briseida, Hecube, Andromaque, Penthesilee Certains textes sont absents de l'etude de Morse, la General estoria, le commentaire de Treveth a la tragedie de Seneque, la vie de Jason de Petrarque.