As early as the 1960s, clubs like Ajax Amsterdam began developing new approaches to the game.
These are the most salient points for comparing the several forms of Ajax.
He was not so great, nor nearly so great, as Ajax the son of Telamon.
It falls to the lot of Hector, but he retires on the approach of Ajax.
On the other side the Achaeans brought Ajax elated with victory to Agamemnon.
Brainless and big, what means this boast of thine, Earth-cumberer Ajax?
Run, therefore, with all speed by the line of the ships, and call Ajax and Idomeneus.
And Holmes pointed to Ajax's hoof, which his quick and discerning eyes had noticed while Olaf was making his long speech.
Great Ajax son of Telamon heeded the message, and at once spoke to the son of Oileus.
"When that scoundrel emptied the till into his pocket he made up his mind there and then never to come back," said Ajax in my ear.
name of two Greek heroes in the Trojan War (Great Ajax, son of Telamon, and Little Ajax, son of Oileus), Latin, from Greek Aias, perhaps originally the name of an earth-god, from aia "earth." The Elizabethans punned on the name as a jakes "a privy."