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Hektor

[′hek·tər]
(astronomy)
An asteroid, believed to be the largest of the Trojan planets, which circles the sun in the orbit of and approximately 60° ahead of Jupiter; it has an elongated shape, about 86 × 93 miles (300 × 150 kilometers) and D-type surface conposition.
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Hektor knows it, and he responds "Not by the Trojans' anguish on that day / am I so overborne in mind [.
Matija Cuk, coauthor and scientist at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute, said that the orbit of the moon is elliptical and tilted relative to the spin of Hektor, which is very different from other asteroids with satellites seen in the main-belt.
Then he slept in royal court and put Hektor on a way that his fore head was on the Soil.
Priam and Hektor characterize him as one of the Olympic Gods, the protector of the city, who, as is passed down in allegoric legends, "have fallen in love with mortals, and jealously took revenge and agonized them, when they were rejected" (v.
Een van die bekendste dele van die epos is die beskrywing van hoe Hefaistos, die goddelike smid en god van vuur en metaal, die Griekse held Achilles se skild maak voor hy die geveg teen die Trojaanse held Hektor aandurf.
In Books 22-24, the body of Hektor is repeatedly assaulted by Achilleus, who drags it behind his chariot in order to damage it.
As the Greeks spilled from the wooden horse into the doomed city, Hektor visited Aeneas in a dream.
Achilles is delayed in his return to battle because Patroklos went into battle wearing Achilles' armor, and Hektor has now taken it (and is wearing it).
Hektor Bee--I once wrapped my sweetheart's Christmas gifts in cardboard packaging from food items--granola bars, cereal, pasta, rice--she loved it.
One could say that the final blow was dealt to the epic by two great epic writers themselves, Dante and Milton, whose heroes, unlike Achilles, Aeneas, Hektor, Beowulf, and countless others from the age of martial heroism, never lift a sword or spill an entrail.
Early use of rhetoric in Greek society is depicted in literature such as Homer's Iliad, in which heros like Achilles, Hektor, and Odysseus were honored for their ability to advise and exhort their peers and followers in wise and appropriate action (Kennedy, 1980, pp.
Compare Richmond Lattimore's translation and its amplification of the message that the scale sends: "In Hektor first of all he put a temper that was without strength.