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see CephalusCephalus
, in Greek mythology, husband of Procris. The two swore eternal fidelity, but Eos, who had fallen in love with Cephalus, persuaded him to test his wife. Cephalus disguised himself and offered to pay Procris to commit adultery. When she yielded, he angrily deserted her.
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Urbino maiolica dish showing Cephalus and Procris, 1537, Francesco Xanto Avelli (c.
Calderon's rendering of the tale of Cephalus and Procris, a mythological story not directly related to music (such as that of Orpheus), seems to have in mind the connections between words and music on a deeper level, beyond those inherent to the operatic genre.
(14) Bowen sailed almost immediately via Pontianak, with the sloops HMS Procris and Barracouta, and gunboats, plus 100 British soldiers.
They include Bellerophon, who accidentally killed his brother; Cephalus, who accidentally killed his wife Procris; Leucippus, who accidentally killed his father; and Poemander, who accidentally killed his son.
His analysis of Cephalus and Procris is methodologically impeccable.
They note that this was a tragedie, the first by a French woman "in the hundred years since Jacquet de la Guerre's Cephale et Procris and Louise-Genevieve Gillot de Sainctonge's Circe (both in 1694)" (102).
Among his competition: Abraham Janssens (as shown in the Museum's new acquisition, "Cephalus Grieving over the Dying Procris"), and Jacob Jordaens (represented at the Museum by the paintings of "Boaz" and "Ruth and Naomi"), who was a one-time assistant of Rubens.
Our debt to the Basel Museum would have been greater if it had sent us his Pyramus and Thisbe or Cephalus and Procris rather than yet another dismal scene of decapitation.
One hundred years elapsed between the first operatic trag[acute{e}]dies by women (the 1694 performances of Jacquet de la Guerre's C[acute{e}]phale et Procris and Louise-Genevi[acute{e}]ve Gillot de Sainctonge's Circ[acute{e}]) and Constance Pipelet's Sapho.
portrait of the proud Procris, her husband Cephalus in "secret