Lycus

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Lycus

by hospitably entertaining Hercules, earned his gratitude and military assistance. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 156]
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With help from Kid Lykos, Brookes would get back into the match, with both men being denied clear pinfals by shenninghans.
After taking kids though the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs last year -- with lots of laughter, music and songs -- and introducing them to the Three Little Pigs and Lykos Lilykos before that, the theatre group is now getting ready to take children to the world of Kontorevithoulis and the Giant Sepola.
Based on screenwriter Alex Lykos' play of the same name, the film dramatises the complicated romance between an Orthodox Christian Greek-Australian man and a Muslim Lebanese-Australian woman.
The story is set in the household of Master Lykos and his son Ariston, who is a professionsl poet and lyre player, the two leading characters being a young slave, Thrax, and a young scribe, Nico, from farming stock on the island of Kos.
But Greek conceptions of dog also dwell on the possibility of degeneration into a wolf; when afflicted by lyssa (a term also derived from the word lykos that means "wolf") the dog becomes subject to losing loyalty or control of cognitive capacities that transform it.
En la presente egloga, su criptonimo Lycus (derivado del griego antiguo lykos = lobo) alude a los tres lobos que constan en las armas de la familia Arino.
Republicans didn't have a single statewide race on their runoff ballot in 2008; the biggest draw in Texas was for Harris County DA, which attracted 40,068 voters, who favored Pat Lykos over Kelly Siegler.
I decided to make some calls to local pharmacists (see the table above), and queried druggists at CVS, Walmart, and Lykos, an independent pharmacy in Towson, Md.
One might even interpret the use of the word lycans--derived as it is from the "scholarly" and "sophisticated" Greek lykantropi (from lykos, wolf, and anthropos, human)--as an argument for the possibility that werewolfism holds the potential for a higher form of life than one in the shape of a wolf.
The online store, named Lykos, will sell consignments of 1 to 24 tonnes of aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin and zinc at index-linked prices, Trafigura said in a statement on Wednesday.