Meleager


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Meleager

(ˌmɛlɪˈeɪɡə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth one of the Argonauts, slayer of the Calydonian boar
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Now, the best tragedies are founded on the story of a few houses, on the fortunes of Alcmaeon, Oedipus, Orestes, Meleager, Thyestes, Telephus, and those others who have done or suffered something terrible.
Quickness was ready at the call, and the two figures passed lightly along by the Meleager, towards the hall where the reclining Ariadne, then called the Cleopatra, lies in the marble voluptuousness of her beauty, the drapery folding around her with a petal-like ease and tenderness.
Such an one was (?) strong Meleager loved of Ares, the golden-haired, dear son of Oeneus and Althaea.
(64) According to Homer and later writers Meleager wasted away when his mother Althea burned the brand on which his life depended, because he had slain her brothers in the dispute for the hide of the Calydonian boar.
Thoas, son of Andraemon, commanded the Aetolians, who dwelt in Pleuron, Olenus, Pylene, Chalcis by the sea, and rocky Calydon, for the great king Oeneus had now no sons living, and was himself dead, as was also golden-haired Meleager, who had been set over the Aetolians to be their king.
The story of the discovery of the Meleager bronze by 'Antico' (Fig.
No literary sources or material evidence show what Gustaf wore during the carousel in his role as the hunter's captain Meleager. However, his brother Duke Karl, playing the role of Nessus, the leader of the fauns, wore a Savage's costume.
Greek myths, the Moirai, in foretelling the death of Meleager to his
(65.) In Room C of Pompeii I.2.3, Fiorelli cited a panel of Ariadne abandoned by Theseus and well as images of Mars and Venus along with Meleager and Atalanta; see Umberto Pappalardo, La Descrizione di Pompei per Giuseppe Fiorelli (Napoli: Massa Editore, 1875), 34.
(28) See Alan Cameron, The Greek Anthology: From Meleager to Planude (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993), chaps.
The work in question is actually an early version of Meleager and Atalanta by Jacob Jordaens - one of the leading Flemish Baroque painters of the 17th century and a pupil of Peter Paul Rubens.
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