Cleobis

Cleobis:

see BitonBiton and Cleobis
, in Greek mythology, sons of the priestess Cydippe. When their mother wanted to see a famous temple of Hera, which was many miles away, the brothers dragged her chariot there.
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Croesus assumes that he is the happiest, and he is put into wonder (thaumazein) upon hearing that Solon has nominated three Greeks above him: Tellus in first place, followed by the brothers Cleobis and Biton in second (1.
This theme is first explicitly stated in Solon's story of Cleobis and Biton early in book 1.
Tampoco Hera es ajena a la posesion, si puede entregar a los valientes Cleobis y Biton, durante el sueno, el regalo mas grande que se puede conceder a los seres humanos: la muerte.
4-6; Euripides treated the myth in his Hypsipyle); another pair of twins, Cleobis and Biton, transported their mother ('famous for horses') to the sanctuary of Hera (Hdt.
290: "Nos esta recordando que, segun Herodoto, el celebre filosofo, preguntado por el rey mas opulento de la antiguedad si existia otro hombre mas dichoso, respondio que si: Telo de Atenas, o bien Cleobis y Biton.
Solon volvio a frustrarlo mencionando esta vez a Cleobis y Biton, dos argivos que, jovenes aun, alcanzaron, como Tello, una muerte gloriosa, aunque no en defensa de su libertad y la de los suyos sino, literalmente, llamados por los dioses en el transcurso de unos ritos religiosos y luego de haber dado claras pruebas de amor filial.
californica Banks 1903 (which is a junior secondary homonym of Cleobis californica Banks 1899); H.
Her sons, Cleobis and Biton, yoked themselves to the cart and hauled her six miles across hot roads to the festival.
For example, as Herodotus' story of Cleobis and Biton suggests, the Argive feast in honour of Hera seems to have included both men and women, during the archaic age at least: thus, when Cleobis and Biton pull a wagon carrying their mother to Hera's temple for a feast, according to Herodotus' Solon, both men and women are there to congratulate them; and Hera rewards the boys for their deed by having them die (happily) in their sleep after they sacrifice and banquet (1.
Biton and Cleobis, Bitonalso spelled BitoIn Greek legend, the sons of Cydippe, priestess of Hera at Argos, noted for their filial devotion and for their athletic prowess and strength.
El segundo premio" en la carrera por la felicidad lo tienen los hermanos Cleobis y Biton: jovenes, atleticos, exitosos, ellos murieron luego de llevar fatigosamente a su madre hasta el templo de Hera (luego de cargarse a sus espaldas --porque ese dia no pudieron contar con los bueyes-- el carro, con su madre arriba); murieron, de hecho, luego de celebrar esa agotadora hazana con los suyos, luego de comer, mientras descansaban en el templo, al abrigo del dios.
Myth, Ritual, and Authorial Control in Herodotus' Story of Cleobis and Biton (Hist.