Androcles


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An·dro·cles

 (ăn′drə-klēz′) also An·dro·clus (-kləs)
n.
A legendary Roman slave held to have been spared in the arena by a lion that remembered him as the man who had once removed a thorn from its paw.
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Androcles

(ˈændrəˌkliːz) or

Androclus

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) (in Roman legend) a slave whose life was spared in the arena by a lion from whose paw he had once extracted a thorn
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An•dro•cles

(ˈæn drəˌkliz)

n.
a Roman slave, in a fable of the 1st–2nd centuries a.d., who was spared in the arena by a lion from whose foot he had once extracted a thorn.
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References in classic literature ?
A slave named Androcles once escaped from his master and fled to the forest.
His first credit was on the TV mini-series Androcles and the Lion in 1960 and he worked steadily on the small screen, including as Claudius in miniseries The Caesars.
His first acting credit was on the TV mini-series Androcles And The Lion in 1960 and he worked steadily on the small screen, including as Claudius in the TV mini-series The Caesars.
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Regional credits include scenery for Collected Stories, A Long Day's Journey Into Night, and My Old Lady for Palm Beach Dramaworks; scenery for The Tempest, King Lear, and Much Ado About Nothing, and costumes for The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night's Dream at NCShakes; costumes for Manifest at Portland Stage; costumes for The Cure at Troy at Yale Rep, scenery for Pump Boys and Dinettes, scenery and costumes for Androcles and the Lion, The Last Romance, Talley's Folly, The Savannah Disputation, Race, and The 39 Steps, and costumes for Native Gardens, The Fabulous Lipitones, and Beehive: The 60s Musical at Florida Studio Theatre.
answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Androcles; Aureole or corona; Atlantic Ocean (off West Africa); 1964 (Tokyo).
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org Androcles and the Lion, Aurand Harris.
What one person sees as a risk another might see, like Androcles, as a real opportunity.
The piece appears in several other films, including M*A*S*H, Taps, Reds, Striptease, The Bushbaby, The Ruling Class, Walker, Androcles and the Lion, and Flyboys.
His early films included roles in Androcles and the Lion in 1952; Tom Thumb in 1958 and 1960's The Time Machine, with Rod Taylor.