Busiris


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Busiris

murders predecessor to gain Egyptian throne. [Gk. Myth: Avery, 231]
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He wondered to see the lance leaning against the tree, the shield on the ground, and Don Quixote in armour and dejected, with the saddest and most melancholy face that sadness itself could produce; and going up to him he said, "Be not so cast down, good man, for you have not fallen into the hands of any inhuman Busiris, but into Roque Guinart's, which are more merciful than cruel.
Having opened his third campaign with a close second in the Group 3 Prix de Barbeville, Sagaro started hot favourite for the Prix du Cadran but the expected second top-level triumph eluded him, his challenge coming too late to reel in Le Bavard and Busiris.
13) Similarly, the head of a figure of one of the servants of the mythological Egyptian king, Busiris, is excerpted from a larger scene on a red-figure vase in an argument illustrating that the Greeks could accurately represent, and therefore were familiar with, both 'pure' negroid types and 'black-white crosses' (Fig.
Andrea Jordens considers a bilingual documentary archive from Busiris, dating to 230 and 229 B.
13) This Busiris was the negative image of the good host Proteus; he was reputed to kill foreigners and eat them, an instance of the notorious xenophobia of the Egyptians.
80) There are also several references in antiquity to the legendary Egyptian king Busiris, who was said regularly to offer strangers in a burnt sacrifice.
lTobique (Dick Hern/Willie Carson), a half-brother to Bustino, gains his first success when beating the subsequently relegated Busiris (Herbert Blagrave/ Brian Taylor) over