Hector

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Synonyms for Hector

Synonyms for Hector

one who is habitually cruel to smaller or weaker people

to domineer or drive into compliance by the use of as threats or force, for example

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

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(Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

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Hector of Troy is billed in Greek mythology as the greatest fighter in the Trojan War, which in turn is billed by the museum as the "first line of Anatolia's defense" throughout history, leading to the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915, which is often referred to by Turkish historical sources as a legendary resistance by the Ottomans during World War I.
For example, a case focusing on the painting of maiolica in 16th-century Deruta is followed by a display exploring variations on the same techniques from other parts of Europe, a display that includes an important early English dish painted with Hector of Troy, illustrated here.
The centre of the dish is superbly painted with a man in an elaborate suit of armour taken from an engraving of Hector of Troy by the influential Nuremberg printmaker and designer Virgil Solis (1514-62).
79oz (149g) and such an important set was copied in silver, silver gilt and gold, and eventually some 5,050 sets were produced, of which this is a part depicting Queen Elizabeth (spelled Quene Elizabethe) St Peter, Hector of Troy, King Arthur, Charlemagne and Jushua (spelt Jusua Dux).
The title character provokes the killing of her fiance, Pirro, when she's rejected after he falls for Andromaca, widow of King Hector of Troy.