Geryon


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(Greek mythology) a mythical monster with three heads that was slain by Hercules

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The reproductive biology of Geryon maritae (Decapoda, Brachyura) off south west Africa/Namibia.
The size at maturity reported here corroborate than those estimated for other Chaceon species (Haefner, 1977, 65-75 mm CL for females of Geryon quinquedens; Melville-Smith, 1987, 80 mm CW for males and 96 mm CW for female of G.
La deuxieme categorie est composee des monstres qui attendent les visiteurs devant lentree des Enfers: les Centaures, Briaree, le geant aux cent bras, l'Hydre de Lerne, les Gorgones, les Harpies, Geryon, le geant aux trois corps (vv.
When Alice Creighton's father tragically disappears, she is sent to live with her mysterious guardian Mr Geryon, who at first appears distant and remote; but is he, in fact, very interested in Alice and what she may be able to do for him?
Geryon, a red-winged cattle herder now known as G, and his former lover, Heracles, a war veteran now known as Sad, drive by car with their madcap artist friend, Ida, through a surrealistically glacial landscape studded with ice mountains like "panels of torn planet" and replete with ice bats "the size of toasters" on a journey that includes stops at a body shop and a psychiatric clinic.
X Pseudoscada timna troetschi Staudinger (1884) X Patricia dercyllidas (Hewitson, 1864) X Morphinae Antirrhaea geryon weymeri (Salz.
Although the triple-bodied giant Geryon is so fearsome, the poet can use the artistic power of stillness to still it into a still point.
The episode precedes the appearance of Geryon who has the face of a just man but the trunk of a serpent to signify the violent and treacherous nature of fraud.
For his tenth labour, the mythic hero travelled to the edge of the world to steal oxen from Geryon, Medusa's three-headed grandson.
Fecundity and reproductive output in two species of deep-sea crabs, Geryon fenneri and Geryon quinquedens (Decapoda: Brachyura).
3), thus adopting Dante's own description of Geryon from Inferno 16 as "quel ver c'ha faccia di menzogna," which critics have seen as a definition of the Commedia itself (Barolini, The Undivine Comedy 58-67).
the Hydra (the many-headed monster), Geryon (a monster with three bodies and three heads), Diomed (a tyrant who fed his horses human flesh and was punished by Hercules with being fed to his horses), and Stymphalides (carnivorous birds sometimes confused with Harpies).
His introduction considers such matters as the Geryon myth in the Archaic period, performance, the Geryoneis as a choral song, metre, and the order of fragments.
4) Red is obviously the dominant motif in Carson's novel in verse, and its red protagonist Geryon identifies with the molten lava of the volcanoes he visits.