Cyclopes


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Cyclopes: Poseidon, Hecatoncheires, Hecatonchires
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for Cyclopes

References in periodicals archive ?
The explanation of the fact that the Cyclops is mentioned in verse 86 as someone who pities women and children can be found in the two following verses, which comprise of a thematic reference to the description of the Cyclopes in the Odyssey as a tribe without civilization--see Musurus' wording of the destruction of the houses of the civilians ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], vv.
De fait, ce limen figure aussi le passage de la vie a la mort, et se trouve evoque dans des instants de grande intensite dramatique (pour les Cyclopes III, 616, Cacus, VIII, 231, Proserpine VI, 402, Helene VI, 525, insistant sur une situation trouble ou annoncant la mort prochaine d'un personnage).
The great Middle Sea was no longer a deadly barrier guarded by man-eating Cyclopes but a broad highway bringing goods and ideas from Egypt, Palestine, Persia, even Russia, all the way to the Sacred Promontory marking the dangerous Atlantic swell.
When the other Cyclopes ultimately hear the cries of the wounded Polyphemus, they ask him who did this to him, and his answer is, well, funny, because it means the name Odysseus had told him, as well as craftiness itself, literally not anyone at all.
Skinner then explores accounts of twelve real, or imaginary, peoples, among them Scythians, Ethiopians, "prehistoric" Pelasgians, the sensational Cyclopes, Arimaspians, and Amazons.
However, it's the end of the road to Hollywood for these contestants: Samantha Townsend, Haydn Olsen, Chase Boyle, Missy Cyclopes,Chase Thornton,Jessica Bassett,Ally Roundy,Carson Henline and Kimberly Tosti.
In the absence of the mythical Cyclopes, humans can still be eaten, now by disease, which sometimes devours the brain, disabling and finally destroying the body.
Much like the "ancient" or "classical" period in which the peplum genre situated itself, Sinbad the Sailor's realm equally provided filmmakers with a timeless, mythological context in which anything goes, from dinosaurs to genies and Cyclopes.
Los ordenes Pilosa, Primates y Perissodactyla estan representados al 100% en el territorio campechano, aunque cabe senalar que estos taxa no son muy ricos a nivel nacional, ya que para Pilosa solo se reportan dos especies de oso hormiguero (Tamandua mexicana y Cyclopes didactylus).
A fauna terrestre nao e tao abundante, destacando-se: Vulpes vulpes (raposa); Euphractus sexcintus (peba); Cavea aperea (prea); Cyclopes didactylus (mambira); Crotalus terrificus (cascavel) Procyon cancrivorous (guaxinim); Dasypus novencinctus (tatu); Panthera pardalis (maracaja); Mazama americana (veado); Panthera uncia (onca).
Casual classical allusions in the collection are common, whether oblique references to Ulysses in the poem "Tears", or to Prometheus and his fire in "The mercenary", or Aphrodite, and the Cyclopes in "A clay image, wrapped in a name".
Rather, as if hurled from the air by a party of Cyclopes, they were smashing into one neighborhood after another, knocking buildings to the ground.
Buchan illustrates how the Cyclops of The Odyssey is a manifestation of a monster, different from a human like Achilles, until he desires help from the other Cyclopes.
2) For instance, Klarer comments that cannibalism appears in the description of the island of the Cyclopes in Book IX of the Odyssey (392).
Statius then goes on to list the craftsmen involved in the creation of the necklace: the Cyclopes, the Telchines, and Vulcan himself: