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Noun1.Tyrannus - type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchersTyrannus - type genus of the Tyrannidae: tyrant flycatchers
bird genus - a genus of birds
superfamily Tyrannidae, Tyrannidae - New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus - large American flycatcher
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277 E) that Sophocles followed the Epic Cycle closely in the plots of his plays, we may suppose that in outline the story corresponded closely to the history of Oedipus as it is found in the "Oedipus Tyrannus".
A bird with a forked tail, terminated by two long feathers (Tyrannus savana), and named by the Spaniards scissor-tail, is very common near Buenos Ayres: it commonly sits on a branch of the ombu tree, near a house, and thence takes a short flight in pursuit of insects, and returns to the same spot.
With new mixes from production maestro Steven Wilson, the classic Phaedra, Ricochet and previously unreleased soundtrack to Oedipus Tyrannus shine.
Especies de aves como Furnarius leucopus "chilalo", Phytotoma raimondii "cortarama peruana" y Sakesphorus bernardii "enfermero" construyen sus nidos y realizan cortejo en las ramas de las copas; Synallaxis stictothorax "pijui de cuello lazado", Pyrocephalus rubinus "putilla", Tyrannus melancholicus "pepeti", Thryothorus superciliaris "ruisenor", Campylorhyncus fasciatus "choqueco" y Mimus longicaudatus "sona", reposan y se desplazan entre las ramas para alimentarse (Otero 2004, Chavez-Villavicencio 2005, Campos 2006, Abramonte 2007, Custodio 2009).
The people believe Oedipus to be an outsider, not descended from Laius or from the house of Cadmus, the founder of Thebes, and thus his appropriate title is [phrase omitted], turannos ("tyrannus" in Latin), one who rules but not through descent.
Guile and 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' as Count Dooku/Darth Tyrannus, among others.
(7) "Estrangeiros, de vos podereis saber onde, fica o palacio do tyrannus Oidipous, ou melhor ainda, onde ele mesmo se encontra, se sabeis onde" (924-926).
In addition, one chapter looks at normative rituals and ritual mistakes in Antigone, Trachiniae, and Oedipus Tyrannus. The author shows how the playwright used elements of ritual to reveal plot and character to the audience.
The survey targets Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus), Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus), southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma), spot (Leiostomus xanthurus), summer flounder (P.
In situations of danger someone in society assumed (or was given) special powers: the judges in Israel, the tyrannus in Greece, the dictator in Rome, citizen Napoleon in France, il duce in Italy, Fuhrer in Germany, Comrade Stalin in Soviet Union, the Great Helmsman (Mao) in China.
tyrannus, resulting in the most comprehensive genetic resource available for the species.