Salmoneus


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Salmoneus

(sălmō`nēəs), in Greek mythology, king of Elis; son of Aeolus. Pretending to be Zeus, he demanded sacrifices, threw torches to imitate lightning, and made noises like thunder with his chariot. For this impiety Zeus destroyed him and his kingdom with a thunderbolt.
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In one instance a considerable and characteristic section can be traced from extant fragments and notices: Salmoneus, son of Aeolus, had a daughter Tyro who bore to Poseidon two sons, Pelias and Neleus; the latter of these, king of Pylos, refused Heracles purification for the murder of Iphitus, whereupon Heracles attacked and sacked Pylos, killing amongst the other sons of Neleus Periclymenus, who had the power of changing himself into all manner of shapes.
She was daughter of Salmoneus and wife of Cretheus the son of Aeolus.
Two endemic species can be found in El Nido's Taraw Cliff-the Amorphophallus natolii, and Amorphophallus salmoneus.
The gill maggot Salmincola salmoneus as an indicator of repeat spawning in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar.
Salmoneus, King of Elis and brother of Sisyphus, shared his elder
Small forms also differ considerably between th e two provinces, with such taxa as Helicodiscus salmoneus, Vertigo concinnula, Pupilla hebes, and Microphysula ingersolli quite widespread in the Washingtonian Province, while such forms as Pupilla muscorum and Vertigo binneyana are equally prevalent in the Rocky Mountain Province.
Herc also has friends: lolaus, the five-foot-six kung fu warrior; Xena, the Warrior Princess (who has her own spin-off series); and my personal favorite, Salmoneus, inventor of things like the celebrity biography and PR flack.
Observations on body proportions and egg production in the female parasitic copepod (Salmincola salmoneus) from the gills of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) kelts exposed to different temperatures and photoperiods.
Kapaneus elsewhere is a theomachos who attempts, like Salmoneus, to imitate the thunder of Zeus (see Hutchinson, Aeschylus' Seven p.