from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek & Roman Mythology The father of Aeneas, who was rescued by his son during the sack of Troy.

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  • proper n. A mythical Trojan elder in the Iliad and the Aeneid, father of Aeneas.


Ancient Greek Ἀγχίσης (Ankhisēs), via Latin Anchises. (Wiktionary)


  • JONAH BOKAER'S new "Anchises," which features an intriguing set of collaborators; the design group Harrison Atelier, a commissioned score by Loren Dempster, and the former Cunningham dancer Valda Setterfield, who should never be missed.

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  • "Anchises," but Mr. Bokaer's masterstroke was the casting of Valda Setterfield, who, in her

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  • "Anchises," presented at the Abrons Arts Center in November.

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  • "Anchises" isn't Mr. Bokaer's first experience involving senior dancers.

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  • While "Anchises" isn't restricted to that topic - it also explores the tension between progress and compassion - for Ms. Harper the experience has been life altering.

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  • Throughout the process she observed how Mr. Bokaer's hectic schedule made him distant, but during a performance of "Anchises" in England they had a moment onstage.

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  • The seeds of "Anchises" were planted during a visit to Pavilion Dance, a center in

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  • In his new work, "Anchises," a collaboration with the design group Harrison Atelier that will open at the Abrons Arts Center on Nov. 17, Mr. Bokaer focuses on the relationship between the young and the old by way of Greek mythology.

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  • “Unu is definitely looking for fame by attacking security vendors 'sites using SQL injection attacks,” says Anchises de Paula, threat intelligence analyst at VeriSign iDefense.

    Hacker may be in it for the fame

  • The very notion of carrying ashes is akin to the notion of carrying one's patrimony, one's tradition Anchises on one's back.

    Faulkner's Homeric epics?


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