Sentence Examples with the word priam

The slaying of Patroclus by the Trojan hero Hector roused Achilles from his indifference; eager to avenge his beloved comrade, he sallied forth, equipped with new armour fashioned by Hephaestus, slew Hector, and, after dragging his body round the walls of Troy, restored it to the aged King Priam at his earnest entreaty.

CASSANDRA, in Greek legend, daughter of Priam and Hecuba.

Of these the most important are Alexander of Macedon and Charlemagne, while alongside of them Priam and other heroes of the Trojan war appear during the middle ages in strangely altered guise.

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The Iliu Persis, again, was the oldest authority for the story of Laocoon and of the consequent escape of Aeneas - a story which connected a surviving branch of the house of Priam with the later inhabitants of the Troad.

Emilius (D): Priam (D), Plenipotentiary (D), Oxygen (0), Mango (L).

After the death of Hector he went to assist his uncle Priam against the Greeks.

He was a Lycian prince who, along with his cousin Sarpedon, assisted Priam in the Trojan War.

King Fergus (1775) was the sire of Beningbrough (1791), whose son was Orville (1799), whence comes some of the stoutest blood on the turf, including Emilius (1820) and his son Priam (1827), Plenipotentiary (1831), Muley (1810), Chesterfield (1834), and the Hero (1843).

HECTOR, in Greek mythology, son of Priam and Hecuba, the husband of Andromache.

In the third book the scenes in which Helen and Priam take part (including the making of the truce) are pronounced to be interpolations; and so on.