Pirithoüs

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Pirithoüs

(paɪˈrɪθəʊəs)
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a prince of the Lapiths, who accomplished many great deeds with his friend Theseus
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The Papyrus Ibscher, from the first century BC, contains a hexameter text referring to the journey of Theseus and Peirithoos to the Underworld where Peirithoos takes Persephone as his wife.
Orest und Pylades, (54) Theseus (55) und Peirithoos (56) aber wurden wegen ihrer beruhmten Taten besungen, die sie nicht begingen, weil sie in einem gemeinsamen Bett schliefen, sondern weil sie durch gemeinsame Hochachtung miteinander verbunden waren (VIII.