Menelaus


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(Greek mythology) the king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War

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Thus he spoke, and they all held their peace, till Menelaus of the loud battle-cry addressed them.
Alexandrus and Menelaus are going to fight about yourself, and you are to be the wife of him who is the victor.
Ulysses once came here as envoy about yourself, and Menelaus with him.
Often did Menelaus receive him as a guest in our house when he came visiting us from Crete.
Alexandrus and Menelaus are to fight for Helen in single combat, that she and all her wealth may go with him who is the victor.
If Alexandrus kills Menelaus, let him keep Helen and all her wealth, while we sail home with our ships; but if Menelaus kills Alexandrus, let the Trojans give back Helen and all that she has; let them moreover pay such fine to the Achaeans as shall be agreed upon, in testimony among those that shall be born hereafter.
Then Priam, descendant of Dardanus, spoke, saying, "Hear me, Trojans and Achaeans, I will now go back to the wind-beaten city of Ilius: I dare not with my own eyes witness this fight between my son and Menelaus, for Jove and the other immortals alone know which shall fall.
Menelaus next took aim, praying to Father Jove as he did so.
The strap of the helmet that went under his chin was choking him, and Menelaus would have dragged him off to his own great glory had not Jove's daughter Venus been quick to mark and to break the strap of oxhide, so that the empty helmet came away in his hand.
Menelaus has just vanquished Alexandrus, and is to take my hateful self back with him.
You used to brag that you were a better man with hands and spear than Menelaus.
This time, with the help of Minerva, Menelaus has vanquished me; another time I may myself be victor, for I too have gods that will stand by me.
Trouble is, she's married to King Menelaus of Sparta - the brother of Agamemnon, who is overlord of Greece.
Paris travels to Sparta as a guest of King Menelaus (Jonas Armstrong), but finds himself falling hopelessly in love with the ruler's beautiful wife, Helen.
The original Greek of the treatise Spherics by Menelaus of Alexandria (c.