Sentence Examples with the word Perseid

The Perseid Alcmena, wife of Amphitryon of Tiryns, was Hercules' mother, Zeus his father.

Schiaparelli's announcement that the orbit of the bright comet of 1862 agreed strictly with the elliptic ring formed by the circulating Perseid meteors; and three other cases of close coincidence were soon afterwards brought to light.

After his father he is often called Amphitryoniades, and also Alcides, after the Perseid Alcaeus, father of Amphitryon.