Sentence Examples with the word Hylas

Ever afterwards, in memory of the threat of Heracles to ravage the land if Hylas were not found, the inhabitants of Kios every year on a stated day roamed the mountains, shouting aloud for Hylas (Apollonius Rhodius i.

It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.

The other poems are xiii., the story of Hylas and the Nymphs, and xxiv.

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Heracles sought him in vain, and the answer of Hylas to his thrice-repeated cry was lost in the depths of the water.