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  • proper n. The son of Heracles and Deianira

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ὕλλος (Húllos).

Examples

  • Dunya Ramicova's costumes ranged from modern military camouflage fatigues to generic long robes in various colors for the chorus women and ugly shirts for Hyllus and Lichas.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Of Herculean Proportions

  • Dejanira goes mad with grief and remorse; Hyllus and Iole get married.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Of Herculean Proportions

  • In Handel's version, Hercules returns home from war to his wife, Dejanira, and son, Hyllus.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Of Herculean Proportions

  • Tenor Richard Croft brought a gentle beauty to Hyllus, and the countertenor David Daniels was sensitive and affecting as the herald Lichas, who comforts Dejanira.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Of Herculean Proportions

  • Therefore even now this tripod is hidden in that land near the pleasant city of Hyllus, far beneath the earth, that it may ever be unseen by mortals.

    The Argonautica

  • Hyllus still alive in the land, whom fair Melite bare to Heracles in the land of the Phaeacians.

    The Argonautica

  • Macris, the nurse of Dionysus, to cleanse himself from the deadly murder of his children; here he loved and overcame the water nymph Melite, the daughter of the river Aegaeus, and she bare mighty Hyllus.

    The Argonautica

  • Then did Hyllus withdraw to his own ranks again, and the prophets seeing that no reconciliation would be effected by single combat, began the sacrifice without delay and forthwith let flow from a human throat auspicious streams of blood.

    The Heracleidae

  • Iolaus sees Hyllus starting from the ranks, whereon he lifts his hands to him with a prayer to take him up into his chariot.

    The Heracleidae

  • I am a vassal of Hyllus; dost not recognize me now?

    The Heracleidae

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