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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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As to the episode of Diomedes and Glaukos, Diomedes' question about his enemy's genealogy is additionally prompted by the fear of committing hybris, should Glaukos be a god in disguise and not a warrior.
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And who is not grateful for revelation of the erotic implications of haggling over the price of shoes in Herodas's mimes, to say nothing of the author's explication of more familiar topics such as Solonian property classes, the trial of the Athenian generals at Arginusai, the value of rhetorical training, or the unequal exchange of armor between Diomedes and Glaukos in the Iliad?
In fact, true to his research methods, the cinematic shape of the little owl does mirror the artistic representation of Athena's own, which was traditionally called Glaukos, meaning "glaring eyes.
On July 31, 2010, the panel recommended the approval of the Glaukos eye stent, a little device that's put into the eye to facilitate flow of aqueous from the back of the eye to the front of the eye, thereby lowering intraocular pressure and having a positive effect on treating glaucoma," he said.
Elsewhere in the text the same value is applied to the gold armour of Glaukos.
Glaukos was crucified by Alexander the Great because he abandoned Hephaistion, a close friend of his.
The Speech of Glaukos in Iliad 17" Hermes 109: 1-8.
A popular myth recalled how Glaukos, son of king Minos, fell into a honey-container, to be saved by the seer, Poleidos.
After this, the famous simile told by Glaukos in Iliad 6 on how the generations of man are like leaves announces the theme that B.
A further possibility noted in the literature is that the celebrated painting by Polygnotos in the Knidian Lesche at Delphi depicted the young Glaukos sitting, as Pausanias (10.