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Telemachus

[tuh-lem-uh-kuh s] /təˈlɛm ə kəs/
noun, Classical Mythology.
1.
the son of Odysseus and Penelope who helped Odysseus to kill the suitors of Penelope.
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  • At this Telemachus smiled to his father, but neither said a word.

  • The first is the visit of Telemachus to Sparta and what he experiences there.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Telemachus had in his heart a mighty rage for the stroke that had been given his father.

  • The story is inspired by the desire of Telemachus to know about his father.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared Telemachus rose and dressed himself.

    The Odyssey Homer
  • Telemachus is to see Helen; what does that signify in education?

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Presently Menelaus took Telemachus and Pisistratus into the house, and they both of them sat down to table.

    The Odyssey Homer
  • Telemachus also in his training has seen much and brought back an ideal with him.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Telemachus obeyed, and going to the door of the women's apartments, he smote upon it, and called aloud to the nurse.

  • Pallas appears to Ulysses, "but Telemachus beheld her not;" Why?

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
British Dictionary definitions for Telemachus

Telemachus

/tɪˈlɛməkəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the son of Odysseus and Penelope, who helped his father slay his mother's suitors
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