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Diomede

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

(Walton: Troilus and Cressida). Bar. The Greek Prince of Argos, in love with the Trojan Cressida. Thinking Troilus has deserted her, Cressida agrees to marry Diomede. When Troilus returns,...

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Diomedes

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 29 words.

in Greek mythology, a Thracian and son of Ares.

horses of Diomedes the man-eating horses of Diomedes, which were

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Diomedes

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 123 words.

The son of Tydeus and, thus, often called Tydides, Diomedes was one of the Epigoni, or “descendants” of the warriors

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Diomedes

Louise Pratt.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 478 words.

The legendary Greek warrior Diomedes of Argos, son of Tydeus (one of the Seven against Thebes), is most important for

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Diomede

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

(Walton: Troilus and Cressida). Bar. The Greek Prince of Argos, in love with the Trojan Cressida. Thinking Troilus has deserted her, Cressida agrees to marry Diomede. When Troilus returns,...

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Diomede

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 88 words.

in Troilus and Criseyde (V.15ff.), the Greek who escorts Criseyde from Troy, and eventually becomes her lover. In Homer Diomedes,

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Diomedes / Diomed / ~’s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 28 words.

dǝɪˈɒmɪˌdi:z / ˈdǝɪǝ-ˌmed / -z

sp Diomedes5, Diome-des1 / Diomed41, Diomede1, Dio-mede1

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Mares of Diomedes

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 57 words.

As the eighth of his Twelve Labors, Herakles was instructed to capture the flesh-eating mares of the Thracian king Diomedes.

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Mares of Diomedes

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

As the eighth of his Twelve Labors, Herakles was instructed to capture the flesh-eating mares of the Thracian king Diomedes. This he did after the loss of a friend and ...

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BRUNA, Diomede della - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 38 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes.

In 1882, in Florence, Diomede della Bruna exhibited a view entitled Venice, Grand Canal and in 1993, he...

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Diomedes

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Son of Tydeus; one of the chief Achaean warriors in the Trojan War and leader of a contingent of 80 ships from Argos and Tiryns. In books 5 and 6 of the Iliad his great charge leads to the...

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Diomedes

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(late 4th or early 5th cent. ad),

grammarian, who wrote an Ars grammatica in three books (ed. Keil, Grammatici Latini 1. 299–529). His work is of value because, though he ...

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Diomede

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 65 words.

(Walton: Troilus and Cressida). Bar. The Greek Prince of Argos, in love with the Trojan Cressida. Thinking

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Diomedes

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 160 words.

In Greek legend, a hero of the siege of troy, second only to achilles in bravery. With ulysses he

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Diomedēs

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 166 words.

son of Tydeus; one of the chief Achaean warriors in the Trojan War and leader of a contingent of

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Diomedes

Alan H. Griffiths.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 518 words.

In mythology, (1) son of *Ares and Cyrene, barbarous king of the Thracian Cicones or Bistones; owner of a team of man-eating mares which were kept supplied with human victims by their groom....

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Diomedes

Alan H. Griffiths.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 432 words.

1 son of Ares and Cyrene, barbarous king of the Thracian Cicones or Bistones; owner of a team of man-eating

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Diomedes

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 477 words.

in mythology, (1) son of *Ares and Cyrene, barbarous king of the Thracian Cicones or Bistones; owner of a

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Diomedes

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 29 words.

the king of the Bistones in Thrace was killed by Hercules (Ercules), who fed his flesh to his

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Diomedes

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 18 words.

1 He is one of the Greek commanders in Troilus and Cressida.

2 See Diomed.

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Diomedes

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 19 words.

(1) He is one of the Greek commanders in Troilus and Cressida.

(2) See Diomed.

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