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.
26-27), a second Heroic Age will dawn with a second Tiphys, a second Argo and a repeat of the Trojan War (4.
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.