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 Menestheus - Cleverpedia, the ultimate encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Menestheus, the son of the Peteos, the son of the Orneus, the son of the Erechtheus, was mythischer king of Attika.
[5] Menestheus was also one of the forty Krieger in the Trojan horse.
After the death of the Menestheus a descendant of the Theseus became king of Attika with demo phons.
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 Menestheus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Menestheus, the son of Peteus, son of Orneus, son of Erechtheus, was a legendary King of Athens during the Trojan War.
He was set up as king by the Dioscuri when Theseus travelled to the underworld, and when Theseus returned Menestheus exiled him from Athens.
When Agamemnon was reviewing his troops he found Menestheus in the back rows seemingly avoiding action, later when Sarpedon attacked the portion of the Greek wall that he was in charge of Homer stated that Menestheus shivered and had to call on Telamonian Aias and Teucer for aid.
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 Clinton Goveas :: Wikipedia Reference
1213 BC - Theseus, legendary King of Athens, is deposed and succeeded by Menestheus, great-grandson of Erechtheus and second cousin of Theseus' father Aegeus.
Menestheus is reportedly assisted by Castor and Polydeuces of Sparta, who want to reclaim their sister Helen from her first husband Theseus.
1204 BC - Theseus, legendary King of Athens, is deposed after a reign of 30 years and succeeded by Menestheus, great-grandson of Erichthonius II of Athens and second cousin of Theseus' father Aegeus.
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 Athens, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Because of Theseus' adventure with Helen, he lost the kingdom and Menestheus 1 became king of Athens, while Theseus, as an exile, went to Scyros where he met his death.
Menestheus 1 was one of the SUITORS OF HELEN, and bound by the oath of Tyndareus, he became leader of the Athenians against Troy.
After the sack of Troy, Menestheus 1 went to Melos and reigned as king, because the king there, Polyanax, had died.
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 Theseus Exile and Death
While Theseus was absent on his adventures, Menestheus, one of the nobles of Athens, began to ingratiate himself with the multitude, stirring up trouble.
While Menestheus was thus infecting the minds of the Athenians, Helen's brothers Castor and Pollux appeared with an army of Spartans, and demanded the return of their sister.
Menestheus persuaded the Athenians to open their gates and welcome the Spartans as friends, since their quarrel was only with Theseus.
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 Menestheus | THG Lexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Menestheus, der Sohn des Peteos, der Sohn des Orneus, der Sohn des Erechtheus, war mythischer König von Attika.
Menestheus war auch einer der vierzig Krieger im Trojanischen Pferd.
Nach dem Tode des Menestheus wurde mit Demophon ein Nachkomme des Theseus König von Attika.
www.tomshardware.de /lexikon/Menestheus   (198 words)

  
 Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, page 180
This was at the time when Theseus, on his return from the lower regions, found Menestheus in possession of the sovereignty of Attica, and was anxious to emigrate to Scyros.
After the conquest of the city they liberate their grandmother jEthra, and take possession again of their father's kingdom, as Menes­theus, who in Homer is the chief of the Athenians before Troy, had fallen there (see jETHRA).
When Diflmedes was thrown upon the coast of Attica on his return from Troy, and began to plunder it in ignorance of where he was, Demophoon took the Palladium from him.
ancientlibrary.com /seyffert/0183.html   (829 words)

  
 red-duster.co.uk Homepage for the red duster merchant navy maritime information archive
MENESTHEUS (3)/BARBER MENESTHEUS/MENETHEUS was built in 1977 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at Nagasaki, Japan with a tonnage of 16031grt, a length of 540ft, a beam of 85ft 4in and a service speed of 17 knots.
On 4th November 1980 she was renamed Barber Menestheus when she was operated by Barber Blue Sea with Elder Dempster Lines as managers.
Three years later she was sold to Barber Menestheus Shipping Corp of Panama, initially without a change of name but reverting to Menestheus shortly afterwards.
www.red-duster.co.uk /BLUEFUN21.htm   (2814 words)

  
 BOOK XII Page 4
For all the gates had been closed, and the Trojans were hammering at them to try and break their way through them.
Menestheus, therefore, sent Thootes with a message to Ajax.
They went along inside the wall, and when they came to the tower where Menestheus was (and hard pressed indeed did they find him) the brave captains and leaders of the Lycians were storming the battlements as it were a thick dark cloud, fighting in close quarters, and raising the battle-cry aloud.
www.web-books.com /classics/Poetry/Homer_Iliad/Homer_IliadC12P4.htm   (1168 words)

  
 Mythical Athens presented in Culture section
The expedition of Theseus to Crete liberated Athens from this subjection, but as Aegeus 1 thought Theseus to be dead, he threw himself into the sea and perished.
Because of Theseus’; adventure with Helen, he lost the kingdom and Menestheus 1 became king of Athens, while Theseus, as an exile, went to Scyros where he met his death.
However, some say that Peteos’ father was Orneus 1, after whom the Orneae was called, and that Orneus 1 was son of Erechtheus.
www.newsfinder.org /more.php?id=242_0_1_0_M   (1850 words)

  
 Geographia: Islands
After the war, Demophon and his brother left Euboea and won back Athens, either because Menestheus the usurper died in Athens, or he had migrated to the island of Menestheus.
It is possible that Lycomedes and Menestheus, the usurper of Athens, had plotted Theseus' murder.
Thetis, the sea goddess, hid her son Achilles among the maidens in Lycomedes' court.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/islands.html   (3751 words)

  
 Ancient History Sourcebook: Pausanias: Description of Greece, Book I: Attica
Their port was Phalerum, for at this place the sea comes nearest to Athens, and from here men say that Menestheus set sail with his fleet for Troy, and before him Theseus, when he went to give satisfaction to Minos for the death of Androgeos.
While Theseus was thus kept in bonds, the sons of Tyndareus marched against Aphidna, captured it and restored Menestheus to the kingdom.
Menestheus and Teucer are peeping out of it, and so are the sons of Theseus.[1.23.9] Of the statues that stand after the horse, the likeness of Epicharinus who practised the race in armour was made by Critius, while Oenobius performed a kind service for Thucydides the son of Olorus.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/ancient/pausanias-bk1.html   (19483 words)

  
 Battleground Brewers Guild
Two former minesweepers, the Agamemnon and the Menestheus, were chosen for the project and sent to Vancouver, Canada, in the summer of 1945 to be outfitted.
Only the Menestheus was equipped with what was called the "Davy Jones Brewery." It was sent on a single, somewhat meaningless voyage to Yokohama, Shanghai, and Hong Kong and other Pacific ports to dispense to sailors and visiting dignitaries just one brew, an English mild ale.
After barely six months as a brewery, the Menestheus sailed back to England and her brew house was dismantled.
www.battlegroundbrewers.com /PresidentsWord.asp   (2831 words)

  
 Theseus by Plutarch
But Lycomedes, either jealous of the glory of so great a man, or to gratify Menestheus, having led him up to the highest cliff of the island, on pretence of showing him from thence the lands that be desired, threw him headlong down from the rock, and killed him.
His sons were brought up in a private condition, and accompanied Elephenor to the Trojan war, but, after the decease of Menestheus in that expedition, returned to Athens, and recovered the government.
But in succeeding ages, besides several other circumstances that moved the Athenians to honour Theseus as a demigod, in the battle which was fought at Marathon against the Medes, many of the soldiers believed they saw an apparition of Theseus in arms, rushing on at the head of them against the barbarians.
www.4literature.net /Plutarch/Theseus/9.html   (964 words)

  
 USCCB - NAB - 2 Maccabees 4
Onias saw that the opposition was serious and that Apollonius, son of Menestheus, the governor of Coelesyria and Phoenicia, was abetting Simon's wickedness.
So the contribution destined by the sender for the sacrifice to Hercules was in fact applied, by those who brought it, to the construction of triremes.
When Apollonius, son of Menestheus, was sent to Egypt for the coronation of King Philometor, Antiochus learned that the king was opposed to his policies; so he took measures for his own security.
www.nccbuscc.org /nab/bible/2maccabees/2maccabees4.htm   (1720 words)

  
 Map: The Returns, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
But before that, he had wandered for seven years in the Mediterranean coasts visiting or pillaging Egypt, Libya, Cyprus and Phoenicia.
Menestheus 1 had been given the sovereignty of Athens by the DIOSCURI and when the war against Troy started he became leader of the Athenians.
But he did not return to Athens: after the sack of Troy, Menestheus 1 went to Melos and reigned as king, because the king there, Polyanax, had died.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/MapReturns.html   (1022 words)

  
 Menestheus Term Papers, Essay Research Paper Help, Essays on Menestheus
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 Homer and the Military
And five leaders (hegemones) he had appointed, in whom he trusted to give command: he himself in his great might, was commander over all (wanax).
One squadron was led by Menestheus of the flashing corslet, son of Spercheius the heaven-fed river.
Polydora, the daughter of Peleus, bore him to Borus the son of Perieres, who publically wedded her after he had given innumerable courting gifts.
www.csun.edu /~hcfll004/hommilit.html   (555 words)

  
 SouthTyneside Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More
The Menestheus was a floating brewery at Hebburn.
She was the Menestheus but why I like her is because - and this was likely to render her exotic name even more unpronounceable - she was what must be every thirsty seafarer's dream, a floating brewery!
That date of 1946 is significant, by the way, because that was when, with the war over, NAAFI officials decided it was time that the Menestheus should leave the Tyne for the benefit of soldiers, sailors and airmen further afield.
www.southtynesidetoday.co.uk /mk4custompages/CustomPage.aspx?PageID=32418§ionID=6149   (536 words)

  
 Aeptini
inermibus." Loose translation: Genus Dymantis, because Paramecocoris appears very similar, a division with Aeptus, Menestheus, and Eribotes is formed, which is near Myrocheina, but differs by the second rostral segment much longer than the apical two together and the femora oftentimes unarmed.
So, originally the tribe contained 4 genera: Dymantis, Aeptus, Menestheus, and Eribotes, and was separated from the Myrocheini by the more elongate second rostral segment, and the femora usually being unarmed.
Gross, 1975: Under the heading Menestheus Group and pertaining probably in whole to only the Australian genera: "This group of genera has been separated off to include the six genera Eribotes St l
www.ndsu.nodak.edu /ndsu/rider/Pentatomoidea/Classification/Aeptini.htm   (1007 words)

  
 The Blue Funnel Line, "M" Boats
Five of the six ships, had pretty uneventful lives with the company, apart from a couple of name changes in 1975, The Memnon and Maron became the Stentor and Rhexenor respectively, and took over the Singapore to Oz run.
And three were transferred to Elder Dempster in 1972, the Menelaus became the Mano, Menestheus became the Onitsha, and the Machaon the Obuasi.
And just to complicate things a wee bit further, the Memnon / Stentor became the E D's Owerri, for a few weeks in 1977, and the Maron / Rhexenor became the Opobo, until 1978.
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 Oath of Tyndareus - :: LEAST I COULD DO FORUM::
The two brothers (Dioscuri) raised an army and destroyed the city, freeing their sister in the process.
She is now considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world, and therefore everyone wants to marry her.
She is petitioned by many of the most powerful men in Greece, including Menelaus (represented by his brother Agamemnon), Odysseus, Menestheus, Telamonian Ajax, Patroclus and Idomeneus.
www.leasticoulddo.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=9499   (759 words)

  
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 2 Maccabees 4
Onias recognized that the rivalry was serious and that Apollonius son of Menestheus,
So this money was intended by the sender for the sacrifice to Hercules, but by the decision of its carriers it was applied to the construction of triremes.
21 When Apollonius son of Menestheus was sent to Egypt for the coronation
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 Menestheus Stål
Comments: Bergroth (1912) concluded that Stål (1868) based his new genus, Menestheus, on a misidentified type species.
Bergroth stated that Stål’s specimens probably belonged to an undescribed species related to Menestheus cuneatus Distant, 1899.
Prospective students may schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU.
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 The Iliad eBook
So spake Telamonian Aias and departed, and Teukros went with him, his brother by the same father, and with them Pandion bare the bended bow of Teukros.
Now when they came to the tower of great-hearted Menestheus, passing within the wall,—­and to men sore pressed they came,—­the foe were climbing upon the battlements, like a dark whirlwind, even the strong leaders and counsellors of the Lykians; and they hurled together into the war and the battle-cry arose.
Now first did Aias Telamon’s son slay a man, Epikles great of heart, the comrade of Sarpedon.
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