Origin of telamon
- an Argonaut and friend of Hercules, and the father of Ajax and Teucer.
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Historical Examples of telamon
He was not so great, nor nearly so great, as Ajax the son of Telamon.
Great Ajax son of Telamon heeded the message, and at once spoke to the son of Oileus.
Hercules' Prayer concerning Ajax, son of Telamon, translation, 390.Excursions and Poems
Henry David Thoreau
Aias, the son of Telamon, is clearly a 'doublet' of the Locrian Aias; and so forth.The Heroic Age
H. Munro Chadwick
The father "Telamon" and the connection with Aegina are neither of them original in the myth.The Rhesus of Euripedes
- a column in the form of a male figure, used to support an entablatureAlso called: atlas Compare caryatid
Word Origin for telamon
- Greek myth a king of Salamis; brother of Peleus and father of Teucer and Ajax