Philoctetes
noun Etymology: Greek Philoktētēs Date: 14th century a Greek archer who uses the bow of Hercules to slay Paris at Troy

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  • Philoctetes — ? Philoctetes Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие К …   Википедия

  • Philoctétes — PHILOCTÉTES, æ, Gr. Φιλοκτήτης, ου. 1 §. Aeltern. Sein Vater war Pöas, des Thaumakus Sohn, seine Mutter aber Demonassa; Hygin. Fab. 102. Cf. Apollod. l. I. c. 9. §. 17. oder, nach andern, Methone. Eustath. ad Hom. Il. Β. v. 706. 2 §. Thaten und… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • PHILOCTETES — Paeantis fil. comes Herculis, cui idem moriens in Oeta monte mandavit, ne corporis sui reliquias cuiquam indicaret: idque iurare eum adgit, deditque pro munere pharetram et sagittas Hydrae felle intinctas. Quare cum postea Delphicô orauclô moniti …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Philoctetes — [fil΄äk tē′tēz΄] n. Gr. Legend the Greek warrior who kills Paris in the Trojan War with a poisoned arrow given him by Hercules …   English World dictionary

  • Philoctetes — In Greek mythology, Philoctetes (also Philoktêtês or Philocthetes, Φιλοκτήτης) was the son of King Poeas of Meliboea in Thessaly. He was a Greek hero, famed as an archer, and was a participant in the Trojan War. He was the subject of at least two …   Wikipedia

  • Philoctetes — /fil euhk tee teez/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a noted archer and squire of Hercules. Bitten by a snake and abandoned on an island because of his festering wound, he was at length brought by the Greeks to Troy, where he recovered and later killed Paris …   Universalium

  • Philoctetes — Philoktetes (dt. auch: Philoktet) ist in der griechischen Mythologie der Sohn König Poias von Meliboia in Thessalien und der Demonassa (oder der Methone). Er nahm auf Seiten der Griechen am Trojanischen Krieg teil und begleitete als einer der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Philoctetes — /fɪˈlɒktətiz/ (say fi loktuhteez), /fɪləkˈtitiz/ (say filuhk teeteez) noun Greek Legend the armourbearer of Hercules, and the archer whose poisoned arrow caused the death of Paris in the Trojan War …   Australian English dictionary

  • Philoctetes — /fil euhk tee teez/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a noted archer and squire of Hercules. Bitten by a snake and abandoned on an island because of his festering wound, he was at length brought by the Greeks to Troy, where he recovered and later killed Paris …   Useful english dictionary

  • Philoctetes (Sophocles) — Infobox Play | name = Philoctetes caption = Philoctetes by Jean Germain Drouais writer = Sophocles chorus = Greek Sailors characters = Odysseus Neoptolemus Philoctetes a spy Heracles setting = Before a cave at Lemnos Philoctetes ( el. Φιλοκτήτης… …   Wikipedia

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