Bucephalus


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Bucephalus

(byo͞osĕ`fələs), favorite horse of Alexander the Great. There are legends of his speed and the wondrous deeds that Alexander performed while riding him. He died in 326 B.C. after the battle on the Hydaspes River. The city Bucephala was founded there by Alexander in his honor.

Bucephalus

wild steed, broken by Alexander to be his mount. [Gk. Hist.: Leach, 167]
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This magnificent and powerful public piece of artwork is now on display in Greyfriars Green not far from where Bucephalus, or Trigger, was previously located.
The Macedonian regent founded two cities, one at the spot of the battle, called Nicaea (Greek for Victory) in commemoration of his success and one on the other side of the Hydaspes called Alexandria Bucephalus (present city of Phalia in district Mandi Baha-ud-din) to honour his faithful horse, that died soon after this battle.
39 There follow the deaths of Philotas and Parmenion, of Cleitus and Callisthenes, later on of Bucephalus and Hephaestion.
This is the face of him, whose quick resource Of eye and hand subdued Bucephalus, And made the shadow of a startled horse A foreground for his glory.
Firstly I go back to Bucephalus, the mighty stallion that Alexander the Great rode through many battles to create his mighty empire.
Beaten in his last two starts, over hurdles, by Urban Gale in Kilbeggan and Bucephalus in Perth, Nedzer's Return will relish the test of stamina which the 'Plate' is likely to pose.
In addition to poems I have mentioned, I especially recommend "They cannot be far away--," "I watched the smoke-wreath from your chimney sag," "I would give you Alexander's Bucephalus," "Being watched," "Go the long way, the long way home," "Here, in the comer of the field," "Squat and sullen," "The vinery has been broken for years and years," "A Man in a Landscape," "Mangolds," "Thaelmaon," "Because a smallish man had been," "Waiting for War," "Road, 1940," "It is April nineteen-forty-one," "I always fold my gloves," "Before D.
John Queally's Dand Nee gave Berry his third winner and the David Wachmantrained Bucephalus rounded off a memorable afternoon for the jockey in the concluding event.
which seems to outshine in beauty even the Bucephalus of Alexander
This being the official one, it has all the cut scenes from the movie - nice images of the young Alexander taming his big horse Bucephalus, of Colin Farrell looking like a well moody Julian Clary and so forth.