Thessalian


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a native or inhabitant of Thessaly

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Hydaspes asks Theagenes to defend himself, but the young Thessalian claims that he is guilty; thereupon the king tells him to give Charicles back his daughter, and to everybody's surprise, Theagenes states that Hydaspes has her.
1996--Ammophilous, halophilous and hydrophilous plant communities of Delta of Thessalian pinios River (Thessalia, Hellas)--Sci.
2-7) the priest of Apollo at Delphi, Charikles, describes the quadrennial sacrifice ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and embassy ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) (1) sent to Delphi at the time of the Pythian Games in honour of Neoptolemos, the son of Achilles, by the Thessalian Ainians who lived in Hypata and traced their descent from Hellen, the son of Deukalion.
Ishmael, for instance, becomes associated with Ixion, a Thessalian king punished by Zeus (for aspiring to seduce Hera) by being bound in Tartarus to an endlessly revolving wheel.
Wars worse than civil on Thessalian plains, And outrage strangling law, and people strong We sing, whose conquering swords their own breasts launched, Armies allied, the kingdom's league uprooted, Th' affrighted world's force bent on public spoil, Trumpets and drums like deadly threat'ning other, Eagles alike displayed, darts answering darts.
and I shall say, "Although she resides on Thessalian shores, and although she settles with the Hylaeians, that woman will be mine.
the Thessalian city ruled by Jason during the 370s, while Germana Scuccimarra has argued for [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
In her last novel, Lost and Won; or, The Love Test (2:140-42), she makes her heroine, Sydney Cleveland, ponder the question posed at the beginning of the second canto of Peacock's Rhododaphne; or, The Thessalian Spell (1818):
59) Sacrapant is the son of Meroe, a famous Thessalian witch, who taught him to shapeshift, especially into a dragon, in which form he kidnapped Delia, daughter of the king.
650-72), Woodard's statement (662) that Proto-Greek *{r,l}s, where *s belongs to the aorist suffix, yields [s] with compensatory lengthening of the preceding vowel outside of Lesbian and Thessalian is immediately falsified by [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'I sent' and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'I cut'.
At a young age (perhaps even before his teens) Alexander is said to have singlehandedly tamed an unusually fiery and exorbitantly expensive Thessalian stallion called Bucephalas ('Ox-Head'--probably named for the shape of the white blaze on his muzzle).
Xenophon reports that Menon, the Thessalian general, had a bearded beloved.
Above the columns are epistyles nine and a half feet long and four feet high, on which you see superbly carved sculptures of the Thessalian battle of the Centaurs and Lapiths, while on the frieze placed high on the inner walls about two cubits from the top, that great artist Phidias has magnificently represented the victories of Athens in the time of Pericles, each frieze being about the height of a ten-year-old boy.
But the shepherds of Olympus, of Pelion, of the Thessalian ridges connected with Pindus, and the heights which now bear the name of Agrapha, refused to yield.