Priam

Definitions

  • GOLDEN CUPS OF PRIAM
    GOLDEN CUPS OF PRIAM
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Priam (Greek mythology) the last king of Troy; father of Hector and Paris and Cassandra
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Additional illustrations & photos:

FROM PALACE OF PRIAM FROM PALACE OF PRIAM
LIDS AND METALS OF PRIAM LIDS AND METALS OF PRIAM
TREASURES OF PRIAM TREASURES OF PRIAM
PART OF MACHINE OF PRIAM PART OF MACHINE OF PRIAM
FOUND IN THE PALACE OF PRIAM FOUND IN THE PALACE OF PRIAM
SHIELD OF THE PALACE OF PRIAM SHIELD OF THE PALACE OF PRIAM
LANCES FOUND AT PALACE OF PRIAM, TROY LANCES FOUND AT PALACE OF PRIAM, TROY

Usage

In literature:

Cassandra, daughter of Priam, king of Troy, was another object of the love of Apollo.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
So should the city of Priam quickly fall, captured and destroyed by our hands.
"The Iliad of Homer (1873)" by Homer
Thy country and Priam ask no more.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
That night, guided by one of the gods, old King Priam came secretly into the Greek camp, and, stealing into Achilles' tent, fell at his feet.
"The Story of the Greeks" by H. A. Guerber
Of the light air of heaven and gave that To royal Priam's son!
"Life Immovable" by Kostes Palamas
There, about 1200 B.C., reigned a king by the name of Priam, possessed of great power and boundless wealth.
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
O city of Priam, what woe thou bringest on me!
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
Thus Priam fell, and with him the last hope of the people of Troy.
"Romulus, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
PRIAM BEGGING THE BODY OF HECTOR.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
The scanty drops of blood Jove's altar soak'd, Which flow'd from aged Priam.
"The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II" by Ovid
So he to Priam service gave, and helped the Phrygian part: Unhappy!
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Alas, Troy thought so once; yet the land of Priam lives only in song.
"Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia" by Various
Now to his sumptuous car with alacrity Priam ascending, Forth from the vestibule drove, and the echoing depth of the portal.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 365, March, 1846" by Various
Great of a surety for Priam the joy and the children of Priam!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 367, May 1846" by Various
Priam was king of Troy.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
The present king was Priam, and his wife was Hecuba.
"Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History" by Charlotte M. Yonge
But I, bereav'd old Priam!
"English Critical Essays" by Various
Helen utters expressions of self-reproach, and then, at Priam's request, points out the famous warriors of the invading host.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
Far across the sea that lies on the east of Greece, there dwelt the rich King Priam.
"Tales of Troy and Greece" by Andrew Lang
Clearly, as the sages thought and Priam believed, she could not have been responsible.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
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In poetry:

The wise experienced Grecian sage
Mourn'd not Antilochus so long;
Nor did King Priam's hoary age
So much lament his slaughter'd son.
"Horace: Book II. Ode 9" by Samuel Johnson
Troy Town is covered up with weeds,
The rabbits and the pismires brood
On broken gold, and shards, and beads
Where Priam's ancient palace stood.
"Fragments" by John Masefield
Nevertheless , our fall is certain. Above,
on the walls, the mourning has already begun.
The memories and the sentiments of our days weep.
Bitterly Priam and Hecuba weep for us.
"Trojans" by Constantine P Cavafy
Commission'd to convene with hasty call
The gowned tribes, how graceful wouldst thou stand!
So stood Cyllenius erst in Priam's hall,
Wing-footed messenger of Jove's command,
And so, Eurybates when he address'd
To Peleus' son Atrides' proud behest.
"Elegy II. On The Death Of The University Beadle At Cambridge (Translated From Milton)" by William Cowper

In news:

First Mariner withdraws from Priam Capital deal.
Cardio Express Ride at Priam Vineyards.
Gloria Priam , owner, Priam Vineyards, Colchester, poses with Darren Kramer, news anchor, WTNH News 8, New Haven, at the 2010 Bike MS: Cardio Express Ride held Saturday, Aug 28, at the vineyard.
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