charioteer


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  • noun

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the driver of a chariot

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a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere

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Auriga is said to resemble a great charioteer in the sky.
It all begins with a stroke of luck for the boys - they win 100 denarii each after gambling on a race, which gives Stylax the confidence to embark on a new career as a charioteer, while Marcus' cash goes on more romantic pursuits.
Mars turns you into a charioteer, a gladiator, passionately pointed in the direction of your goal.
It is a dialogue between the hero Arjuna and his charioteer Krsna.
Thus the charioteer is responsible for commanding the good horse, and with his help, reigning in the bad horse in order to get the whole soul to the outer rim of heaven to view the forms.
From the Greek point of view, the horse is the symbol of Apollo or so-called god of sun and the Apollo himself is the charioteer of the sun" [3].
Visitors were encouraged to begin in the room focusing on athletics and competition, which also displayed the famed Mozia Charioteer, an imposing sculptural figure dating to the fifth century BCE.
Nihar says that Tagore could only be referring to Lord Krishna as he was a charioteer to Arjuna, when he gave Arjuna the discourse of the Bhagawad Gita.
It is believed that Buddha's wife Yashodara, his charioteer Channa and even his horse Kantaka, were born on the same day.
The work's title alludes to a passage of the ancient Indian epic the Mahabharata: Sanjaya, charioteer and adviser to King Dhritarashtra, reports to the blind ruler on events from the battlefield where his children are killing one another.
he finds himself incapable of describing it 'as it is', and compelled to resort to the simile of a chariot with winged horses and charioteer (246a3-7)--a simile which grows into a full mythical allegory as the chariot plies its way among the Olympian gods (246e4-249d3).
Nero offered his gardens for the spectacle, and was exhibiting a show in the circus, while he mingled with the people in the dress of a charioteer or stood aloft on a car.
A poem may very well properly imitate the charioteer using verses that are harmonious and rhythmic, but this does not imply that the poem contains any deeper beauty that may be uncovered by reflection.