Teucer


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Teucer

(ˈtjuːsə)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) a Cretan leader, who founded Troy
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) a son of Telamon and Hesione, who distinguished himself by his archery on the side of the Greeks in the Trojan War
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Polypoetes then killed Astyalus, Ulysses Pidytes of Percote, and Teucer Aretaon.
And thus, we can explain the next quotation from Foscolo's tragedy: these are Teucer's words (Act V, Scene 6), which, pronounced right before the end of the play, make for a frequent source of laughter for the schoolchildren who are forced to read it.
Ennius's play apparently focused on Telamon's sorrowful reaction to his son's death and the subsequent banishment of Ajax's stepbrother Teucer for failing to bring Ajax back home after the Trojan War.
several instances, Helen's interaction with Teucer situates
In the account of Evagoras' heritage, for example, the stories of Aeacus' piousness, which helped to end drought, Peleus' marriage to Thetis and the singing of their wedding song by the gods, and of Teucer's founding of Salamis acquire through the art of narration a status beyond their import as individual occurrences.
And within the central, all-too-human cast of the hypermyth, perhaps no characters are more important than the several sets of brothers who populate his tale: Agamemnon and Menelaus, Hector and Paris (or Deiphobus or any of King Priam's fifty princely sons), and even, in a symbolic sense, Achilles and Patroclus, to say nothing of half-brothers such as Telamonian Ajax and Teucer. The interactions of human brotherhood (and perhaps even of divine family dynamics) is unquestionably a recurring motif of the Iliad, one that reveals characterization even as it drives the plot forward.
He imagines Odysseus now enjoying the "sweet laughter of mockery" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [382]) and is anxious that, following his suicide, Teucer be the first to discover his body, before one of his enemies finds it and throws it to the dogs.
Apparently Hampson (1898) did not agree, because he transferred the former taxon to Teucer Kirby, 1892 (an unnecessary replacement name for Telioneura Felder, 1869), where it has remained to the present date.
All the individual can manage, whether he is a Plancus in the present or a Teucer from myth, is to focus rather fatalistically on those very limited aspects of time that are under his restricted control (sic tu sapiens finire memento / tristitiam vitaeque labores/molli ...
In Iliad 8, the fighting method of the half-brothers Ajax and Teucer is described, and that description includes a compressed simile about a child and his mother (Iliad 8.266-272): [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
In Toxophilus (1545) too, Ascham's bow-lover quotes one of Teucer's speeches from Ajax, which Ascham translated into English.
Included were several stellar models--a larger than usual and very rare version of Hamo Thornycroft's maquette for Teucer, Frederick Peyton's The Sluggard; and Gilbert's Icarus, which sold for 140,000 [pounds sterling].