Tiphys


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Tiphys

pilot of the Argonauts. [Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1085]
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Jason appointed Tiphys to be helmsman because he was a star-gazer, and knew the points of the compass.
Its use for this purpose relies on the false substitution in line 378 of the name Tiphys (the legendary helmsman of Jason's ship Argo), as the one who "uncovers" (detegai) new worlds, for the true reading Tethys (mythical consort of the god Oceanus); for a full account of the tradition behind the use of this passage, see Romm (1993: esp.
Vlitius croyait qu'il s'agissait d'Hagnias, fils de Tiphys, cite par Apollodore (I, 105).
Van der Schuur ("Conflating Funerals: The Deaths of Idmon and Tiphys in Valerius' Argonautica", pp.
At first while the puer is still in his cradle, the untilled soil produces 'small gifts' (4.18-25); then, when the child can read of the heroic deeds of his father (4.26-27), a second Heroic Age will dawn with a second Tiphys, a second Argo and a repeat of the Trojan War (4.28-36) and in adulthood the puer will enjoy all the fruits of the Golden Age (4.37-45).
alter erit turn Tiphys et altera quae vehat Argo delectos heroas; erunt etiam altera bella atque iterum ad Troiam magnus mittetur Achilles.
19) In sum, in a succession of metaphorizations, Ulysses was characterized as a New Argonaut or New Tiphys (the Argo's pilot), Columbus hailed as a new Ulysses, and Galileo congratulated as a new Columbus.
authored the most enduring account of the Argo's adventures, said the ship's first pilot was Tiphys.
23) that according to Seneca the role of arch-transgressor falls not on Jason but on the Argo's helmsman or navigator, Tiphys, for there were emblems of Tiphys as helmsman-of-state painted in Francis Bacon's painted gallery at Gorhambury and also in Alexander Seton, Chancellor of Scotland's, gallery of emblems at Pinkie Castle.
curribus Automedon lentisque erat aptus habenis, 5 Tiphys in Haemonia puppe magister erat: me Venus artificem tenero praefecit Amori; Tiphys et Automedon dicar Amoris ego.
In accounts of the Argonautic expedition, Ancaeus became helmsman of the Argo after the death of Tiphys. Traditionally, while planting a vineyard, he was told by a seer that he would never drink of its wine.
(57.) The only subsequent mention is when Nauplius volunteers to become helmsman of the Argo after the death of Tiphys and then is rejected in favor of Erginus (5.63-65).