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Telamon

(tĕl`əmŏn), in Greek mythology, son of Aeacus and father of Ajax. He and Peleus killed their half-brother Phocus and were banished from Aegina. Telamon fled to Salamis, where he became king. For his aid to Hercules against Laomedon, Hercules rewarded him with Laomedon's daughter, Hesione, who bore him Teucer.
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telamon

[′tel·ə‚män]
(invertebrate zoology)
A curved chitinous outgrowth of the cloacal wall in various male nematodes.
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telamon

(pl.telamones) A sculptured male human figure used in place of a column to support an entablature; also called an atlas. (See illustration p. 984.)
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First, as a very basic EEBO-TCP search for telamon makes apparent, Ajax was indeed occasionally referred to simply as 'Telamon', most notably in William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (1606-07).
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Most photographic reproductions of Wheeler's sculptures for the Threadneedle Street facade tend to isolate the two groups of telamon and caryatid figures that rise behind the balustrade, and for good reason.
Current ACSI Board Members include Albert Chen of Telamon Corporation, Ryan Hou of LHP Software, Jenny Massey Walters of Bingham Economic, Carmen Hendrixson of Telamon Corporation, and John Skelton of First Merchant's Bank.
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Teucer came ninth, bending back his curving bow, and he stood under the shield of Ajax, son of Telamon. Then Ajax was lifting his shield up and out.