Omphale


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Omphale

(ˈɒmfəˌliː)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a queen of Lydia, whom Hercules was required to serve as a slave to atone for the murder of Iphitus
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and don't we see every day in the world many an honest Hercules at the apron-strings of Omphale, and great whiskered Samsons prostrate in Delilah's lap?
Omphale regina Lydorum fuit facie adeo praestanti ut ei sese submiserit Hercules.
22-23) recalls Hercules's similar humiliation at the hands of Queen Omphale, as told by Herodotus and Didorus Siculus--both of whom claimed possible Egyptian origins for "the seemingly most Greek, and later Roman, of heroes" (Archer 13; see Archer 12-18).
Like Iseult, this adulteress escaped punishment through guile, and she joins the ranks of Cranach's other humiliators of men, Omphale and Phyllis.
Omphale in The Brazen Age is crushed by rocks, and the Empress in Alphonsus Emperor of Germany dragged by the hair (along with many others).
54 at which Lamus is described as the son of Heracles and Omphale, queen of the Maeonians, and Cleodaeus as the son of Heracles and a slave, begat whilst Heracles was Omphale's slave; Strabo 5.
In WT these metamorphoses invert and expose as futile, self-negating, even delusional the hero's purifying war against beasts: his various lusts, including the perverse situation with Omphale, destroy him, commingling his passion with the murderous desires of those same beasts, lusts which ultimately derive from a "silent handmaiden" whose allure takes form in the envenomed semen of a centaur.
La courtisane Clarimonde, la Princesse Hermontis, la peinture Omphale, mortes depuis longtemps deja, 'traversent la frontiere' de la mort a la vie.
On Scyros, Thetis attempts to coax her boy into assuming feminine raiment by comparing several mythological characters who experienced gender transformation: Hercules, who dressed as a woman as a servant of Queen Omphale, the androgynous god Bacchus, Jupiter, who disguised himself as Diana when in pursuit of Callisto, and Caeneus / Caenis.
En ellos describieron pocos taxones, tales como: Opsiphanes singularis, Papilio critobolus, Agrias rodriguezi, Pedaliodes maria, Eueides asidia, Panara elegans, Chlosyne rosita, Pereute charops nigricans, Itaballia calydonia centralis, Prepona omphale y Limenitis bredowii guatemalensis (Weymer 1907, Ehrmann 1919, Schaus 1918, 1920, Hall 1924, Joicey & Talbot 1928).
89-102; HEKSTER, Olivier: <<Hercules, Omphale, and Octavian's <<Counter-Propaganda>>, BABesch, 79, 2004, pp.
Anxious to disguise her son, Thetis assures Achilles that cross-dressing will not diminish his manhood, for he has mythological precedents to look to: Hercules spun wool for Omphale, and Jove disguised himself as Diana to win Callisto (1.