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Androcles or Androclus, is the name given by some sources to the main character of a common folktale that is included in the Aarne–Thompson classification system as type 156. The story reappeared in the Middle Ages as "The Shepherd and the Lion" and was then ascribed to Aesop. It is numbered 563 in the Perry Index and can be compared to Aesop's The Lion and the Mouse in both its general trend and in its moral of the reciprocal nature of mercy.

Phrases with Androcles

  1. Onitis Androcles
  2. Graphium Androcles
  3. Ancistrocerus Androcles
  4. Species Onitis Androcles

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Google previewAndrocles and the Lion (1920)

A Fable Play by Bernard Shaw

Androcles is a humanitarian naturalist, whose views surprise everybody. Lavinia, a clever and fearless freethinker, shocks the Pauline Ferrovius, who is comparatively stupid and conscience ridden. Spintho, the blackguardly debauchee, ...

Google previewA Victor Hugo Encyclopedia (1999)

by John Andrew Frey

Au Lion d'Androcles. This meditation on Roman perversity comes from Part Eight, Decadence de Rome in ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

Androcles And the lion Androcles And the lion (1967) (TELEVISION MuSIcaL) Network: NBC Music and Lyrics: Richard Rodgers Screenplay: Peter Stone, based on the play by George Bernard Shaw Director: Joe Layton Cast: Norman ...

Google previewThe Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre (2013)

by Jonathan Law

Androcles and the ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Androcles and the Lion it utters its terrifying roar and leaps upon its victim, which it dispatches by biting in the neck. The lion rarely attacks an elephant, but deer, antelopes, zebras, wild asses, and buffaloes, as well as domestic animals, ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1D2R1O1C3L1E1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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