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Assaracus

Definition of the noun Assaracus

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Assaracus is a genus of Amaryllidaceae, described by A.H. Haworth in 1831.

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Assaracus: In Greek mythology, Assaracus was the second son of Tros, King of Dardania. He inherited the throne when his elder brother Ilus preferred to reign instead over his newly founded city of Ilium. He married Hieromneme, daughter of Simoeis; others say his wife was Clytodora, daughter of Laomedon. Assaracus' son and heir was Capys. He was also a brother of Ganymede.

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Google previewGeoffrey of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship (2013)

by F. Tolhurst

Developinganother minor female figure, Laȝamon elaborates upon Wace' sstatement thatthemother ofthe halfGreek warrior Assaracus is a concubinewith the condemnatory comment, “Hire cheap wesþe wrse! [Hervalue was the less!] ...

Google previewThe Odes of Horace (1853)

Translated Into Unrhymed Metres, with Introduction and Notes by Horace, Francis William Newman

Assaracus is an old king of Troy. The element Assarac or Same is also an Assyrian name. Sarah in Chaldee is interpreted Prince. VI. TO NEERA. Inconstam'y of Woman. We know from allusions in Horace's Epistles and Odes that, probably on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

ASHURA - ASSARACUS ASSESSORS - ASTERIE 75. Ashura (Canaanite, Semitic) A goddess who is thought to be the wife or mate of Yahweh (q.v.). Ashvamukhi (India) “Horse-face.” See also Yaksha and Yakshini. Ashvatthaman ( India) ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1S1A1R1A1C3U1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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