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Proc·ne

 (prŏk′nē)
n. Greek Mythology
An Athenian princess who avenged the betrayal and cruelty of her husband, Tereus, by killing their son. She and her sister Philomela were changed into a swallow and a nightingale as Tereus pursued them.
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Procne

(ˈprɒknɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a princess of Athens, who punished her husband for raping her sister Philomela by feeding him the flesh of their son. She was changed at her death into a swallow. See Philomela
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Proc•ne

(ˈprɒk ni)
n.
(in Greek myth) the sister of Philomela and wife of Tereus: while fleeing her enraged husband, she was transformed by the gods into a nightingale (or a swallow, in later versions).
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Un'esclusione non pero irrimediabile: con una rilettura del mito di Procne e Filomela, l'autrice affida infatti a Alice Brugel l'oneroso compito di mettere in dubbio e ribaltare, seppur ufficiosamente, il verdetto di assoluzione emanato per Limonta:
(61) The link between cannibalism and revenge is found in Seneca's Thyestes and in the story of Philomela and Procne's revenge against Tereus in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
No other mention of his noble status is given within the legend; yet since he is married to King Pandion's daughter Procne, one unfamiliar with the myth may surmise that he is of noble birth.
His examples are the story of Procne and Philomela from Ovid's Metamorphosis, the story of Esther and Haman from the Old Testament, as retold by Brunetto Latini, and the story of Amata, the Queen of the Latins, from Virgil's Aeneid.
ESPECIE 0-1500 m 1500-2500 m FAMILIA HESPERIIDAE Subfamilia Eudaminae Urbanus dorantes dorantes (Stoll, 1790) X Urbanus procne (Plotz, 1881) X Urbanus proteus proteus (Linnaeus, 1758) X Subfamilia Pyrginae Erynnis funeralis (Scudder & Burgess, X 1870) Pyrgus "limbata" sp.
* Procne, too, has to imagine her sister's violation.
Unable to speak with her physical voice, Philomela transfers this communicative desire to a decidedly feminine artistic creation, a tapestry she weaves to relate her story to her sister, Procne. Ovid turns weaving, something often dismissed simply as women's work, into not only a creative action on par with the poet's weaving of words, but also into a vehicle for concrete action.
(13) This recalls Ovid's development in Metamorphoses of the myth of Philomela and Procne. Philomela is abused by Tereus but has her tongue cut out so she cannot tell.
Identificador Categoria Nombre cientifico del ejemplar taxonomica 23153 subespecie Urbanus dorantes dorantes 23126 especie Urbanus procne 23127 subespecie Noctuana lactifera bipuncta 21258 especie Urbanus procne Identificador Numero de Tipo de del ejemplar catalogo preparacion 23153 130668 En sobre 23126 130671 Sobre 23127 130672 En un sobre 21258 130672 En sobres Cuadro 10.
Writing with her husband, bandmate Dan Moses, Kilbane adapts myths--like that of Procne and Philomela in Weightless or Medea in The Medea Cycle--because she's interested in worlds where fantastical transformations, like a woman turning into a bird, are natural, even expected.