Mopsus


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Mopsus

seer who interpreted the words of the Argo’s talking prow. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 684]
References in classic literature ?
Its subject, however, seems to have been the histories of famous seers like Mopsus, Calchas, and Teiresias, and it probably took its name from Melampus, the most famous of them all.
Godreau, Lidia Marte y Diana Ursulin Mopsus el 24 de febrero de 2016 en el Ciclo 18 de las Conferencias Caribenas auspiciadas por el Instituto de Estudios del Caribe.
describing one such competition between Calchas and Mopsus, in which Calchas sets a test for his rival.
Consequently, in The Four Philosophers, Lipsius's dog Mopsus (see Frontispiece) in the right hand corner of the painting both figuratively recalls Lipsius's preoccupation with the canine world, but also serves to suggest quintessentially Stoic values (robur (strength), ingenium(cleverness), vigilantia (alertness), andfides (loyalty)).
According to Wacholder, Nicolaus included the information in Book Four of his Histories, (20) making Torrhebus a hero from the legendary period in which native figures such as Mopsus and Tylus were located, (21) and within Greek mythology Heracles.
As was the case with Eclogues 2 and 8, the chief correspondence between the third and the seventh poems lies in the structural similarities: both poems consist mainly of amoebaean singing contests: in the third, between Menalcas and Damoetas and in the seventh, between Menalcas and Mopsus.
As the goose Mopsus sardonically puts it: "Here look at man.
Now Hesiod revises the myth as follows, making Calchas propound to Mopsus this question: "I am amazed .
Es la misma tradicion la que habia cuajado en el celebre cuadro pintado por Brueghel en 1559, El combate de Carnaval y de Cuaresma, ya que en una parte de la pintura aparece la boda burlesca de Mopsus y Nisa, la cual habia de figurar asimismo en una estampa posterior realizada por Pieter van der Heyden (Tolnay y Bianconi, 30-31).
Asi, en <<La poesia,,, se recogen los articulos que llevan por titulo <<Anotaciones sobre la poesia de Gonzalez del Castillo>> y Mopsus e Iolas: las dos eglogas de J.
46) Still, its allegorized panegyric argument -- that under the Henrician rose England is well -- is carried forward yet further by a historically significant generic innovation that the poem builds around the political allegory: it is a bucolic idyll, a pastoral dialogue between the shepherds Mopsus and Meliboeus, as they tend their flocks.
The victories over the Amazons secured by Heracles, Theseus, Dionysus, Mopsus, and others, record, in fact, setbacks to the matriarchal system in Greece, Asia Minor, Thrace, and Syria.