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Argos

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies — Architecture.

A city in the NE Peloponnese of Greece. One of the oldest cities of ancient Greece, it dominated the Peloponnese and the western Aegean in the 7th century bc. Argive, a citizen of Argos, is...

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Calydoigne

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

Calidon, the kingdom of Tydeus, father of Diomede (Tr V.805, 934).

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Criseyde

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

Criseyde, the heroine of Troilus and Criseyde. Her name derives ultimately from Homer's ‘Chryseida’, the accusative form of Chryseis, daughter of Chryses. It seems that Boccaccio applied...

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Deiphebus

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The third son of Priam, the king of Troy. He is mentioned in The House of Fame (444), and appears as a prominent character in Troilus and Criseyde. He is ...

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Joseph of Exeter

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The author of a Latin verse epic on the Trojan War, based on the work of Dares the Phrygian. Very little is known about his life. He studied at Rheims ...

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Meleager

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

In myth son of Oeneus, king of the Aetolians of Calydon, and Althaea. He was the hero of the Calydonian boar‐hunt, the story of which is first found in Homer's Iliad, told by Phoenix during...

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Testament of Cresseid

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

A poem in 616 lines of rhyme‐royal by Henryson. The poet describes in the Prologue how he took up Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and proceeded to tell of the retribution that came upon...

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Troilus and Cressida

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Opera in three acts by Walton to a libretto by Christopher Hassall after Geoffrey Chaucer and other sources (but not Shakespeare) (London, 1954); it was revised in 1963 and again in 1976.

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Tydeus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(Τυδεύς), son of Oeneus, legendary warrior of the generation before the Trojan War. Leaving his homeland in Aetolia he came to Argos (2), where Adrastus (1) gave him his daughter ...

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