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  Theseus Firsts Exploits
Periphetes was nicknamed Corynetes or "Club-Man", after his weapon of choice, a big iron club and would hit you on the head once he got close enough and then he would rob you.
Theseus could have divert from Periphetes way, but he choose not to, the young man was about to become a legend.
When he faced the villain, Theseus draw his sword and was about to attack Periphetes, when the ruffian said to him.
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 Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Periphetes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Periphetes had wrapped a stout wooden club in a layer of metal to give it additional heft.
In the days to come Theseus would further expand upon a policy which he now initiated by dealing Periphetes a deadly blow with his own weapon.
The hero had made it his credo to do unto others the evil they were about to do unto him.
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 Learning to Sing in Sparta- Part III
Periphetes and Lykonos heard the cacophony of sounds from the front of the house, and ran even harder toward the forward atrium, tossing aside anyone that had the misfortune to find themselves in their way.
Periphetes was blasted backwards with the force of a tiny catapult; the sword struck Xena’s stomach, then fell to the street beside her.
Solemnaestra was enraged, believing Periphetes had wrecked her party because of a ridiculous suspicion that some of the women in the Performing Guild were the fugitives responsible for an incident with the city guard earlier in the week.
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Periphetes was nicknamed Corynetes or "Club-Man", after his weapon of choice, a stout length of wood wrapped in bronze to magnify its impact upon the skulls of his victims.
Theseus merely snatched this implement from Periphetes and did him in with it.
Some say that this incident was manufactured to account for depictions of Theseus carrying a club like his cousin Heracles, one of a number of instances on Theseus's part of heroic imitation.
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 About Page
When she thought the time had come, his mother led Theseus to the stone, and he removed it with ease and took the sword and shoes.
This ferocious savage always went armed with a club of iron, and all travellers stood in terror of his violence.
Theseus resolved to deliver his countrymen from this calamity, or to die in the attempt.
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 Latin 1 - Mythology - Fables - Heroes - Theseus
These included Periphetes, a son of Hephaestus, who liked to crack the skulls of passersbys to whom he took a dislike.
Theseus took away Periphetes' club of bronze, smashed him with it, and kept the club as a trophy (in typical hero fashion, Theseus tended to kill his enemies in the very ways they had killed their foes).
He killed Sinis or Pityocamptes ("Pine-bender") by tying him to two pine trees and letting him be pulled apart.
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 The adventures of Theseus (I)
When Theseus arrived at Epidaurus, he met Periphetes, a large man with a club made out from brass, who was killing the passers by.
Theseus after killing Periphetes, kept the club from himself.
When Theseus reached Kechreae near Isthmos, he met with Sinis, the so-called pine bender, a strong man who would kill the travelers after he tighten them on bend branches of pine trees and let them go, tearing the victim in two.
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 The Labours of Theseus quiz
Periphetes had a huge club which he killed people with.
Theseus took this off him and clubbed Periphetes to death.
In his travels, Theseus came across a certain person called Sinis (tree-bender).
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 THESEUS a screenplay by Sanderson Beck
As he turns a corner around the side of a mountain, he finds PERIPHETES sitting beside the road with a large club that is plated with brass.
Periphetes stands up and walks to the center of the road facing Theseus.
Theseus tosses his sword aside, which distracts Periphetes momentarily allowing Theseus to move in and gain a wrestling hold on him.
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 Theseus - The Athenian Adventurer
Disregarding all the arguments of his mother and grandfather, Theseus set out, like Hercules, intending to do no injury to anyone, but resolved to defend himself and to punish any aggressors he might meet.
Theseus killed him in a fair fight, and from then on he used Periphetes' club as his own weapon.
What he had overcome was now, in his own hands, invincible.
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PERIPHETES (aka KORYNETES) A bandit of Epidauros, in the Argolis (Southern Greece) who used to club passers-by until slain by Theseus.
The first of these was Periphetes, son of Hephaistos and Antikleia, who was nicknamed Korynetes, the Mace-man, from the club he carried.
Weak in his underpinnings, he sported an iron club with which he killed people passing by.
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The first ruffian that Thesues encountered was Periphetes.
Theseus merely snatched this implement from Periphetes and did
The next malefactor who received a dose of his own medicine was a fellow
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 Learning to Sing in Sparta-- Part II
Who are we to tremble at the sight of a warrior woman?" he spat out.
"My Lord Periphetes, one of the spies claims he saw the great Warrior Princess herself, Xena, I believe he called her.
"Yes, Periphetes, and he’s the new commandant of the city guard.
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A bandit known as Periphetes had the habit of bashing his victim head.
Theseus disarmed him, and killed him with same club Periphetes had used on many of his victims.
Sciron forced his victim wash his feet before he kicked them off the cliff.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/theseus.html   (3639 words)

 Theseus, Greek mythology
On his way he went through many adventures.
He killed the bandit Periphetes who would kill travelers with his club, and from thereon the club was his constant companion.
He then met Sinis, another scoundrel who would tie travelers to two trees that he had bent down.
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 Chapter Theodosius <i>to</i> Thieves of Historic Note of T by Brewer's Readers Handbook
Sheridan began a drama on the same subject, which he called The Foresters.)
(12) Periphetes, of Argolis, surnamed “The Club-Bearer,” because he used to kill his victims with an iron club.—Grecian Story.
His r eal name was Polypemon or Damastês, but he received the sobriquet of Procrustês or “The Stretcher,” from his practice of placing all victims that fell into his hands on a certain bedstead.
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