monomachia

monomachia

(ˌmɒnəˈmækɪə) or

monomachy

n
a conflict or fight between two individuals
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monomachy, monomachia

single combat, or a duel. — monomachist, n.
See also: War
single combat; a duel. — monomachist, n.
See also: Conflict
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P, Monomachia sobre as concordias que fizeram os reis com os prelados de Portugal nas duvidas da jursidicao eclesiastica e temporal, Jose Francisco Mendes, Lisboa 1738, 266 pp.
de castro, Monomachia sobre as concordias que fizeram os reis com os prelados de Portugal nas duvidas da jursidicao eclesiastica e te?nporal, Jose Francisco Mendes, Lisboa 1738.
The first substantive meeting between Hektor and Aias, (9) their Book 7 monomachia, (10) provides some clues as to what this influence might be.
If the Argives' prayer to Zeus before the Aias/Hektor monomachia accurately predicts the god's future behavior, it could indicate that when Zeus works to Aias' detriment he does so out of love for Hektor.