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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Un jour que Diogene se faisait traiter de chien, Polyxene le dialecticien s'emut et fit part de son troupe au sage : [beaucoup moins que]mais, toi aussi, lui dit-il, appelle-moi le chien : Diogene, pour moi, n'est qu'un surnom ; je suis en effet un chien, mais je fais partie des chiens de race, de ceux qui veillent sur leurs amis[beaucoup plus grand que], precise Onfray.
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.
Rilke gustaba tambien de la compania que le ofrecian las fotografias desgastadas de Raymondine y Polyxene, dos parientas lejanas de la princesa, que habian muerto veinte anos antes de que ella naciera.
Here is Hecuba mourning Polyxene (in Arthur Golding's translation, of 1567), a speech that moves across time and history, is both magnificent, even heroic, and mean, comparing the queen that was to the slave that shall be.
Much like Iphigenia in Iphigenia in Aulis and Polyxene in Hecuba, Macaria comes forward and goes willingly and proudly to her death.
But Beaudin rightly sees a different form of unity underlying it: 'l'accumulation tragique des malheurs qui s'abattent sur les Troyens (defaite, captivite, morts d'Astyanax, de Polyxene et de Polydore) et qui provoquentdes situationsde plus en plus pathetiques' (p.
Item: the printed first edition of [Colasse's] Thetis et Pelee, Enee et Lavinie, Achille et Polyxene, and [La Guerre's] Cephale et Procris
The contributions of larval growth and pupal duration to protandry in the Black Swallowtail Butterfly, Papilio polyxenes.
polyxenes 2005 Active transport Anodonta Kurelec and cygnea, Pivcevic, Drosophila 1989; Tonic melanosaster et al.