Alcides


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Alcides

(ælˈsaɪdiːz)
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(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Hercules11
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Noun1.Alcides - (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strengthAlcides - (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
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But come, put on your arms of war that with all speed we may bring the car of Ares and our own together and fight; for he shall not frighten the dauntless son of Zeus, nor yet the son of Iphiclus: rather, I think he will flee before the two sons of blameless Alcides who are near him and eager to raise the war cry for battle; for this they love better than a feast.'
As when ALCIDES from OEALIA Crown'd With conquest, felt th' envenom'd robe, and tore Through pain up by the roots THESSALIAN Pines, And LICHAS from the top of OETA threw Into th' EUBOIC Sea.
Alcide d'Orbingy has examined these shells, and pronounces them all to be recent.
Rosa Alcides Rivera, 28, drove her daughter, Aleyda Rivera, to Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday and sought medical assistance for her. Staff at the hospital checked on the girl who was lying in the back seat of her mother's car and determined that she was dead.
Alcides Ghiggia, the Uruguayan striker who silenced the Maracana at the 1950 World Cup final by scoring the winner against Brazil, died of a heart attack at the age of 88 on Thursday, the 65th anniversary of Uruguay's famous win.
Bieber, 21, is accused of sending bodyguards Hugo Alcides Hesny and Terrence Reche Smalls to assault Diego Pesoa in Buenos Aires in 2013.
In a resolution released Friday, Judge Alberto Julio Banos ordered the "immediate detention" of Bieber and bodyguards Hugo Alcides Hesny and Terrence Reche Smalls.
Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge, and the Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore Orioles, 6-4, Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.
They performed the Hubler Concerto for Four Horns with two members of the orchestra, Arturo Benitez and Alcides Acosta, and then premiered the orchestral version of Rastros by OSCA conductor/ composer Luis Szaran, commissioned through the Meir Rimon Commissioning Assistance Fund.