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Synonyms for Hesperides

(Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera


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It was during these years that the Hesperides was first published, although for a long time before many people had known his poems, for they had been handed about among his friends in manuscript.
And Atlas through hard constraint upholds the wide heaven with unwearying head and arms, standing at the borders of the earth before the clear-voiced Hesperides; for this lot wise Zeus assigned to him.
A special tree also features as a nod to the island's own legend of the Garden of the Hesperides - believed by some Greek thinkers to be located in the Canary Islands.
Synopsis: In ancient Greece, one of the twelve labours of Heracles was to bring back a golden apple from the Garden of Hesperides. To archaeologist Oriel Anderson, joining a team of Greek divers on the island of Helios seems like the golden apple of her dreams.
Middleton may also love to receive a soothing skincare set from Hesperides. The brand's grapefruit body care set costs $43.
Javier Montojo Salazar, captain of the frigate Hesperides, disappeared on Friday night when the ship was near the Juan Carlos 1 research base on Livingstone Island.
Javier Montojo Salazar disappeared from on board the Hesperides near the Juan Carlos I base on Livingston Island on Friday, the navy said.
The four in English cover Iberian Christians and the classical past: the baptistery of Milreu/Est i (Algarve) at the end of Late Antiquity; Hercules in the Garden of Hesperides: a geographical myth in the Creation Tapestry; resurrection, the survival of antiquity, and the poetics of the body in Romanesque sculpture; and the master of the tympanum of Cabestany: continuous sculptural metamorphosis.
Les editions Le Verger des Hesperides dans leur tome 1 donnent a lire une collection judicieuse de contes touaregs, kabyles et sri-lankais.
It was a hard-fought finish to the final which took place in the Stade Des Hesperides in Cannes, only 50m from the world-famous La Croisette and super-yachts moored at this glamorous location on the French Riviera as the top 6 riders finished within a second of each other.
The commentary notes on the print poems in Volume 1 appear at the end of Volume 2, otherwise dedicated to the manuscript poems, but both the Hesperides collations and the fine thirty-two-page essay on Hesperides's printing and publishing history are tucked at the back of Volume 1 as appendices, potentially leaving a reader unfamiliar with that history baffled (for example) by the separate title page for His Noble Numbers in the text of the poems, as the relation between Hesperides and Noble Numbers is nowhere explained in the introduction.
By carefully examining the manuscript commonplace book Hesperides, or the Muses' Garden, Hao maintains that the manuscript as a medium and the commonplace book as a genre found a necessary phase "in the process of literary reception and canon formation." Kai-su Wu's "Decomposing the Authoritative Author: Truth and Confession in J.
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