- From Ancient Greek Πέλοψ ("dark face, eye"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin, from Greek : pelios, dark; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots + ōps, face, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And I think that Pelops is also named appropriately; for, as the name implies, he is rightly called Pelops who sees what is near only (o ta pelas oron).”
“This song was about Pelops 'youth: how Blue-Haired Poseidon loved him, and would warn him of the coming earthquake when he laid his ear to the ground; he was called Pelops, so said the song, from the earth-smear on his cheek.”
“Pelops is also named appropriately; for, as the name implies, he is rightly called Pelops who sees what is near only (o ta pelas oron).”
“Troy, the Electra represents the vengeance of Orestes, the crowning event in the tale of 'Pelops' line ', the Trachiniae recounts the last crisis in the life of Heracles.”
“Atreus – Atreus, king of Mycene, was the son of Pelops and the father of Agamemnon and Menelaus. more info”
“The history of the creature Pelops is revealed, and the Brothers Gemini are desperate to maintain order under Olympus.”
“ÂAs this creature Pelops, aided by the demonic Harpies, murders young women in London and Paris the brothers are sent on separate paths to protect the last two of four sisters before Pelops can reach them first.”
“There in the gate the children gather, hanging round their mothers 'necks, and weep their piteous lamentation, "O mother, woe is me! torn from thy sight Achaeans bear me away from thee to their dark ship to row me o'er the deep to sacred Salamis or to the hill' on the Isthmus, that o'erlooks two seas, the key to the gates of Pelops. ”
“And near it ye will sail past many hills of the Paphlagonians, over whom at the first Eneteian Pelops reigned, and of his blood they boast themselves to be.”
“Pelops was guiding, as he shook the reins, and with him was Hippodameia at his side, and in pursuit Myrtilus urged his steeds, and with him Oenomaus had grasped his couched spear, but fell as the axle swerved and broke in the nave, while he was eager to pierce the back of Pelops.”
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