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Noun1.danaid - large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
Danaidae, family Danaidae - small family of usually tropical butterflies: monarch butterflies
Danaus plexippus, milkweed butterfly, monarch butterfly, monarch - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
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Chemical communication, plant relationships, and mimicry in the evolution of danaid butterflies.
As the tour of the museum progresses it is like meeting old friends, so familiar are the likes of "Nu Sans Tete Ni Mains", one of the figures from the Burghers of Calais, "The Tempest" with the dramatic forward thrust of his head and the staring eyes, the sensuous "Danaid", the extraordinary "Age of Bronze", once again, demonstrating Rodin's eye for nature.
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Actium features in 2.31 only if a reference to it is read into the symbolism of either the Danaid group, or the images on the temple doors.
In matters of finish, Rodin took the rough with the smooth, relishing the contrast between the gleaming skin of his marble Danaid (c.
His perspectives are the life and times of Aeschylus, the tetrology, The Persians, the Theban plays, the Danaid plays, the Oresteia, the Prometheus plays, satyr-drama, slices from Homeric feasts, the gods and the world, Aeschylean drama and the political moment, and whether he wrote for his age or for all time.
They are: Fleeting Love (1889)' Sister And Brother (1901)' Eve (1902)' Danaid (1901-2)' Minerva (1905-7) and The Death Of Athens (1903).
Moreover, it is clear that, in degrees that vary from writer to writer, the engagement with an "other" Egypt is an engagement with one-sell Thus, for example, in his discussion of Aeschylus, Vasunia focuses on the Danaid women's abhorrence of the possibility of sex with "hypervirile" black men as (inter alia) an exploration of tensions within the city of Athens itself, and indeed within individual Athenians.
What of the brides murdering their husbands on the first night as they sleep, as in the Danaid trilogy of Aeschylus?