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Definition of the noun alcides
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- (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality
- Alcides a.k.a. Heracles, born Alcaeus or Alcides, was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon and great-grandson of Perseus. He was the greatest of the Greek heroes, a paragon of masculinity, the ancestor of royal clans who claimed to be Heracleidae and a champion of the Olympian order against chthonic monsters. In Rome and the modern West, he is known as Hercules, with whom the later Roman Emperors, in particular Commodus and Maximian, often identified themselves. The Romans adopted the Greek version of his life and works essentially unchanged, but added anecdotal detail of their own, some of it linking the hero with the geography of the Central Mediterranean. Details of his cult were adapted to Rome as well.
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- Alcides is a fictional character from the 2008 film Passion of Gabriel.
- Alcides is a fictional character from the 2010 film Ostrich's Flight.
- Alcides is a fictional character from the 2004 film The Other Side of the Street.
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- Genus Alcides
- Eurema Alcides
- Myrina Alcides
- Eogenes Alcides
- Papilio Alcides
- Dynastes Alcides
- Euconnus Alcides
- Scarabaeus Alcides
- Scydmaenus Alcides
- Xylophanes Alcides
- Ceratopogon Alcides
- Hendersonia Alcides
- Phyllosticta Alcides
- Cylindronotus Alcides
- Leptosphaeria Alcides
- Species Eurema Alcides
- Species Myrina Alcides
- Species Eogenes Alcides
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Bell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)
Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell
ALCAEUS, son of Perseus, and husband of Hip- pomone, or Hipponome, was the grandfather of Hercules, from whom some pretend him to have been called Alcides.
A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson
Alcides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C. Dowiana aurea and L.-C. elegans (Thornton). Amazone ..... * - - - - - - C. maxima and L. purpurata - (Ingram) .
by David Crystal
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by Peter H. Rist
GRECA, ALCIDES. (Argentina, 1889–1956.) See EL ÚLTIMO MALÓN. GRUPO CINE LIBERACIÓN. (Argentina.) Fernando E. Solanas and Octavio Getino, together with a young assistant, Gerardo Vallejo, founded Grupo Cine Liberación (The ...
or Alcides ( ' son of strength ' ), and compilers of myths had to allege that the ...
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