Polydamas

Polydamas

huge athlete who killed a fierce lion with his bare hands, stopped a rushing chariot, lifted a mad bull, and died attempting to stop a falling rock. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 801]
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The Trojans, on the other side upon the rising slope of the plain, were gathered round great Hector, noble Polydamas, Aeneas who was honoured by the Trojans like an immortal, and the three sons of Antenor, Polybus, Agenor, and young Acamas beauteous as a god.
You cannot mean to say that because Polydamas, the pancratiast, is stronger than we are, and finds the eating of beef conducive to his bodily strength, that to eat beef is therefore equally for our good who are weaker than he is, and right and just for us?
The butterfly Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Papilionidae: Troidini) is a broad-range species, occurring from central Argentina to southern USA.
the sign is taken by Polydamas to mean that the Trojans should not proceed beyond the walls to burn the ships of the Achaeans.
I have a sickening fear of Achilles," says Polydamas in Book 18.
Milo of Kroton, Theagenes of Thasos, Diagoras of Rhodes, Polydamas of Skotoussa, Melankomas of Caria]
375-88 (291-92), his marginal notes read "Polydamas his insultation" and "Ajax insults in requitall of Polydamas," and a marginal note at Il.
In fact, the closing hinges on the high-toned romantic love between Leonidas and Palmyra: in a reconciliation that stretches credulity even for heroic drama, Polydamas declares that had he known what a noble person Leonidas would turn out to be, he would simply have turned the throne over to him in the first place.
The Trojans have a couple of big central defenders - in the shape of Antenor and Polydamas - and they take no prisoners.
Channel 4 round off their coverage with a novices chase and Paul Webber's Jungli - runner-up to Polydamas at Warwick over a half-mile further - could get back onto the winning trail now that he's dropped back to his optimum trip.
Norman Williamson had a double on Polydamas and Lady High Sheriff and Polydamas's trainer Kim Bailey is starting to see some light at the end of a long dark winter tunnel.
has created Polydamas in order to show us that Hektor's noble strength and authority carry with them certain characteristic weaknesses.