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Sinis

split victims by fastening them between two bent pines and then letting the pines spring upright. [Gk. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1005]
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Pursued by the detective on the case and a sinis assassin monk, he strives to unm culprit, leading to a conspiracy determined to preserve a 2,000-year-old secret at any
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Among his deeds were the slaying of Procrustes, Sciron, Sinis, and the Crommyonian sow; the capture of the Marathonian bull; the slaying of the Minotaur with the aid of Ariadne, whom he subsequently deserted in Naxos; his war against the Amazons; and his part in the expedition of the Argonauts and the hunt for the Calydonian boar.