Telegonus


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Telegonus

(tɪˈlɛɡənəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a son of Odysseus and Circe, who sought his father and mistakenly killed him, later marrying Odysseus' widow Penelope
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Here, indeed, the incident is outside the drama proper; but cases occur where it falls within the action of the play: one may cite the Alcmaeon of Astydamas, or Telegonus in the Wounded Odysseus.
The epic ended by disposing of the surviving personages in a double marriage, Telemachus wedding Circe, and Telegonus Penelope.
Quibus ex verbis colligeramus et Sophocli tragoediam scriptam fuisse cui Niptra titulus esset, et eandem latinam (sicuti veteres solebant) a Pacuvio esse factam: qua in tragoedia argumentum contineretur reducis Ulyssis quem ibi deinde Telegonus filius ignotum ignotus pastinacae aculeo, sicuti scribit Oppianus [Opp.
10 with City Of Doral and Telegonus SIGNPOSTS PAGE 40 TRAINERSPOT PAGE 42
38: In Greek myth, which prominent figure is killed by his son Telegonus with a stingray spine?
In the Sienese tradition of instantaneous representation, events from Ulysses's voyage are seen through the window: the hazardous visit to Circe's island, where he left her pregnant with their son Telegonus, later fatal to his father; and the lures of the Sirens, whom Pintoricchio represents as mermaids with double tails.