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Glaucus

(glô`kəs), in Greek mythology. 1 Sea god who loved ScyllaScylla
, in Greek mythology. 1 Sea monster. According to one legend Circe, jealous of the sea god Glaucus' love for Scylla, changed her from a beautiful nymph into a horrible doglike creature with six heads and twelve feet; according to another, Amphitrite, jealous of
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. 2 Trojan hero who, according to Homer, exchanged his golden armor for the bronze armor of Diomedes. 3 Son of SisyphusSisyphus
, in Greek mythology, son of Aeolus and founder and king of Corinth. Renowned for his cunning, he was said to have outwitted even Death. For his disrespect to Zeus, he was condemned to eternal punishment in Tartarus.
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 and father of BellerophonBellerophon
, in Greek mythology, son of Glaucus (3;) originally called Hipponoüs. He changed his name after he murdered a countryman and was forced to flee to exile.
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. He was devoured by his own horses.

Glaucus

handsome, wealthy young Greek pursued by various ladies. [Br. Lit.: The Last Days of Pompeii, Magill I, 490–492]

Glaucus

loses love, Scylla, when she is made monster. [Rom. Lit.: Metamorphoses]
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Glaukos, why is it you and I are honored before others / with pride of place, the choice meats and the filled wine cups / in Lykia, and all men look on us as if we are immortals, / and we are appointed a great piece of land by the banks of Xanthos, / good land, orchard and vineyard, and ploughland for the planting of wheat?
Homer uses a particular, stock phrase to express the honor bestowed upon both Glaukos and Hektor.
But is Glaukos merely saying that death is natural, or is he saying that human existence, even the existence of heroes, has no more meaning in the scheme of things than a dead leaf falling from a tree?
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521-22); after Sarpedon is killed, Glaukos appeals to Poulydamas, Agenor, Aineias, and Hektor to help him protect the body of Sarpedon (XVI.
The Homeric epithet, studied in great detail since the beginning of modern Homer scholarship, is also given its due as are the characters Achilles, Agamemnon, Diomedes, and Glaukos from the Iliad and Odysseus and Elpenor from the Odyssey.
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Commenced engagement with Glaukos Corporation, a leading ophthalmic medical device company, to support international shipments of sensitive biologic material from iStent[sup.
Bergheim joined Domain Associates in 1995 where he has been responsible for the creation of numerous medical device and biotech companies, including Chimeric Therapies, VenPro, 3F Therapeutics, Orqis Medical, Volcano Therapeutics, Symphony Therapeutics (formerly Rhythm Therapeutics), and Glaukos Corp.
OTCBB: CYRX) ("the Company") today announced that it is providing its turn-key frozen logistics solution to Glaukos Corporation, an ophthalmic medical device company, in support of the iStent clinical trials, shipping biologic material from Armenia to California.
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