Translation for 'Adrastus' from English to Russian
NOUN   Adrastus | -
Адраст {м}
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Translation for 'Adrastus' from English to Russian

Адраст {м}миф.
Usage Examples English
  • Haemon comes to warn her just before Adrastus and his guards arrive.
  • was, in Greek mythology, a daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea, or of Aegialeus the son of Adrastus, whence she bears the surname of Adrastine.
  • Creon tries hard to drive a wedge between the young couple, Adrastus and Eurydice. If Adrastus accused her of murdering Lajus, he could escape death.
  • After Tansonia explains his proposal, Adrastus approves it against the recommendation of the computers.
  • "Hyarotis adrastus", the tree flitter, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae found in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

  • While housing Tydeus, King Adrastus of Argos also lodged Polynices, the exiled son of Oedipus who had shared the rule of Thebes with his brother Eteocles before he was expelled by the latter.
  • There he married Adrastus' daughter Argia and Adrastus promised to restore Polynices to the Theban throne.
  • Another fragment presents an exchange between Alcmaeon and Adrastus, Eriphyle's brother and thus Alcmaeon's uncle.
  • There may be an echo of strife with Lydia and perhaps a veiled reference to royal hostages, in the legend of the twice-unlucky Phrygian prince Adrastus, who accidentally killed his brother and exiled himself to Lydia, where King Croesus welcomed him.
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