Lemnian


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Lemnian

(ˈlɛmnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to the Greek island of Lemnos or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Lemnos
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(3) Heracles is one of the few who do not take advantage of the sexual opportunities offered by the Lemnian women, and it is he who scolds the crew and shames them into returning to their mission (1.854-878).
Among the events that the book narrates are the Argives end their drought, Polyxo incites the Lemnian women, Hypsipyle's pious act, the Nemean serpent, and the death of the baby Opheltes.
Myrsilus of Methymna and the dreadful smell of the Lemnian women.
Further, Dioscorides describes Lemnian earth [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as mined on the island of Lemnos, then "mixed with goats' blood, shaped and labeled with a stamp showing a goat" (Lenz, 1861).
Lemnian appears to be not just a dialect of Etruscan but a separate and related language.
The topics include Politian's Ambra and reading epic didactically, allusion in Valerius Flaccus' Lemnian episode, Claudian as the epic poet in the prefaces, and the Aeneid and 20th-century Welsh poetry.
Immediately after the narrator's question, and still in the spirit of wishing to hurry on, Aethalides' embassy to the Lemnian women is summed up in one word: [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] `he persuaded' (1.650).
Philostratus the Younger, grandson of Philostratus the Lemnian, wrote a second series of Imagines in the 3rd century AD.
Unlike the Lemnian women, who welcomed the Argonauts, Rich subsequently embraced a woman-centered community.
2.269-73) Now the Lemnian, as the ancient belief was, for a long time chagrined by Mars' intrigue, when punishment proved in no way an obstacle to the affair he had detected and the avenging chains did not mend matters, had created for Harmonia a lovely wedding-gift against the day of her marriage.