Briseis

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Briseis:

see AchillesAchilles
, in Greek mythology, foremost Greek hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis. He was a formidable warrior, possessing fierce and uncontrollable anger. Thetis, knowing that Achilles was fated to die at Troy, disguised him as a girl and hid him among the women at
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, in Greek mythology, leader of the Greek forces in the Trojan War; king of Mycenae (or Argos). He and Menelaus were sons of Atreus and suffered the curse laid upon Pelops. Agamemnon married Clytemnestra, and their children were Iphigenia, Electra, and Orestes.
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Briseis

loved Achilles despite her capture by Agamemnon. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 62]
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The 34 class members include Alexandria Baker, Austin Baker, Clarissa Baker, Roselyn Baker, Victoria Baker, Adam Borycki, Zachariah Bradley, James Briles, Haley Cloer, Austin Dalton, Stefany Diaz, Dawson Edwards-King, Zachery Hollenbeck, Veda Kreth, Dallas Langley, Steven Manson, Jacob Meeker, Jose Ortiz, James Perdue, Kylie Perkins, Lindsay Ralston, Benjamin Renshaw, Jennifer Romero, Briseida Sanchez, Kendall Seitzinger, Kara Smartt, Cooper Smith, Elijah Spirit, Wyatt Stover, Sadi Sutton, Shania Unquera, Jesse Whiteis, Shayonna Wiard and Brian Zilenovski.
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Following the screening a question and answer forum will be conducted with lead actress Briseida Solis discussing the key points of the film.
This coltis out of the dual Group 1-winning mare Janet 48 chf Notnowcato-Party Doll;a half-sister to the dual Group2 winner Titus Livius and German 1,000 Guineas (Gr2) winner Briseida 59 bc Galileo-Sweet Stream; Hawthorn Villa Stud consignsthis regally bred coltwho is one of two lots catalogued by Galileo.
German challenger Briseida, fifth in the Falmouth, and the Freddie Head duo of Goldikova and Spring Touch complete the nine-runner line-up.
German 1,000 Guineas winner Briseida represents another nation in a truly international renewal of the Group One event.
UAE Hydra Properties Falmouth Stakes, Stan James bet: 9-4 Darjina, 7-2 Infallible, 4-1 Finsceal Beo, 7-1 Heaven Sent, 10-1 Seachange, 12-1 Majestic Roi, Nahoodh, 14-1 Briseida, 25-1 bar.
The home challenge is headed by John Gosden's Infallible but German Guineas winner Briseida just might cause a surprise and looks a sporting wager at around 14/1.
Briseida, winner of the German 1,000 Guineas, is also an intended runner with her trainer Peter Schiergen saying that the filly can act on any going.
MARTIN DWYER, who returned to the saddle after two weeks on the sidelines with a ankle injury to win aboard Ezdiyaad at Doncaster on Saturday, had a further boost ahead of the Juddmonte Oaks by winning the German 1,000 Guineas on 20-1 chance Briseida at Dusseldorf yesterday.
Once Benoit de Sainte-Maure's twelfth-century elaboration of the sorrows of Homer's obscure Trojan prince and his treacherous lover Briseida had been put into Latin by the Sicilian jurist Guido delle Colonne, the tale of their deluded and faithless affection quickly gained popularity.
Benoit's special importance for English literature rests, of course, in his original story of Troilus and Briseida, which Chaucer will later use in his romance.