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Procne:

see Philomela and ProcnePhilomela and Procne
, in Greek mythology, daughters of King Pandion of Attica. Procne married Tereus, king of Thrace, and bore him a son, Itys (or Itylus). Tereus later seduced Philomela and cut out her tongue to silence her.
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12) The painting of Europa is described as one painting representing one scene; the paintings of Andromeda and Prometheus are joined in a diptych; the painting of Philomela and Procne seems to be one painting including different scenes.
13) The painting of Europa is described by the primary narrator, the painting of Andromeda and Prometheus by Clitophon as a narrator, and the painting of Philomela and Procne by Clitophon as a character.
Two species found in these unsorted lots, Notropis procne and Micropterus coosae, were not included among the species reported by Jordan and Brayton, although the latter (under the name Micropterus pallidus) was said by locals to be present occasionally.
Subspecies and breeding behavior of the cyprinid fish Notropis procne (Cope).
Lucius in this moment takes on the character of Itys, the Ovidian son destined for dinner, while Lavinia steps into the doubled role of Procne and Philomela, both of whom stab Itys when only one stroke would have sufficed (6.
But what makes this volume very valuable and useful is the attention to textual interconnections (such as the mythography of Procne and of Manto) that each contribution features.
In his transformations, Titus plays the part of both Pandion, the father, and Procne, the sister; he transposes Chiron and Demetrius from the role of Tereus to that of Itys; and he serves up two sons instead of one to Tamora, also in the part of Tereus, calling her the "tigress" instead of himself, Procne's replacement.
Franco cites the same female characters that Petrarch did (Echo, Procne and Philomela, Niobe), but when she does so, she situates herself within a kind of universal sisterhood that stretches across time and space, reality and narrative.
The sisters enact a bloody revenge which ends in their metamorphoses, Procne into a swallow and Philomela into a nightingale so that the threads of Philomela's weaving, result of a silenced tongue, turn to song that forever haunts the woods.
Immediately after Cleitophon's appeal to Zeus (5,3,3), they see a picture showing the myth of Tereus, Philomela, and Procne.
3) In Ovid's version of this myth, Tereus, a Thracian King, marries Procne but later falls in love with her sister, Philomela.
When Titus enacts his revenge, he calls attention to the precedent found in Ovid: "For worse than Philomel you used my daughter, / And worse than Procne I will be revenged" (5.