Phrixus

Phrixus
/frik"seuhs/, n. Class. Myth.
a child who escaped on the back of a ram with his sister Helle from a plot against them. The fleece of the ram, which he sacrificed, was the Golden Fleece.

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  • Phrixus — In Greek mythology, Phrixus (also Phryxus) was the son of Athamus, king of Boiotia, and Nephele (a goddess of Clouds). His twin sister Helle and he were hated by their stepmother, Ino. Ino hatched a devious plot to get rid of the twins, roasting… …   Wikipedia

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  • Phrixus — /frik seuhs/, n. Class. Myth. a child who escaped on the back of a ram with his sister Helle from a plot against them. The fleece of the ram, which he sacrificed, was the Golden Fleece. * * * …   Universalium

  • Phrixus — /ˈfrɪksəs/ (say friksuhs) noun See Golden Fleece …  

  • ФРИКС —    • Phrixus,          см. Athamas, Афамант …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Chrysomallvs — CHRYSOMALLVS, i, Gr. Χρυσόμαλλος, ου, (⇒ Tab. XI.) oder Chrysovellus, wie ihn einige fälschlich nennen, Schol. German. ap. Muncker. ad Hygin. Fab. 3. da man ihn doch lieber Chrysovillus nennen könnte. Iunii animadv. L. V. c. 12. Er war ein Widder …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Nephele — For other uses, see Nephele (disambiguation). Punishment of Ixion: Nephele sitting at Mercury s feet. Roman fresco in Pompeii. In Greek mythology, Nephele (Greek: Νεφέλη, from νέφος nephos cloud ; Latinized to Nubes) was a cloud nymph …   Wikipedia

  • Golden Fleece — This article is about the mythological creature. For other uses, see Golden Fleece (disambiguation). Jason returns with the Golden Fleece on an Apulian red figure calyx krater, ca. 340–330 BCE In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece (Greek:… …   Wikipedia

  • Athamas — is also a genus of jumping spiders.The king of Orchomenus in Greek mythology, Athamas (Greek: Ἀθάμας), was married first to the goddess Nephele with whom he had the twins Phrixus and Helle. He later divorced Nephele and married Ino, daughter of… …   Wikipedia

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