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Nessus (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Nessus (Ancient Greek: Νέσσος) was a famous centaur who was killed by Heracles, and whose tainted blood in turn killed Heracles. [1]

31 relations: Ancient Greek, Boss (video gaming), Centaur, Centaur (minor planet), Centaurus (Greek mythology), Charlotte Cornwell, Dante Alighieri, Dante's Inferno (video game), Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic, Deianira, Destiny 2, Evinos, Giambologna, Greek mythology, Heracles, Hercules (1997 film), Inferno (Dante), Iole, Jim Cummings, Lapiths, Larry Niven, Louvre, Nessus (Pierson's Puppeteer), Phlegethon, Pierson's Puppeteers, Ringworld, Shirt of Nessus, The Walt Disney Company, Titan Quest, Virgil, Women of Trachis.

Ancient Greek

The Ancient Greek language includes the forms of Greek used in ancient Greece and the ancient world from around the 9th century BC to the 6th century AD.

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Boss (video gaming)

In video gaming, a boss is a significant computer-controlled enemy.

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Centaur

A centaur (Κένταυρος, Kéntauros), or occasionally hippocentaur, is a mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body and legs of a horse.

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Centaur (minor planet)

Centaurs are small solar system bodies with a semi-major axis between those of the outer planets.

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Centaurus (Greek mythology)

In Greek mythology, Centaurus is the father of the race of mythological beasts known as the centaurs or Ixionidae.

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Charlotte Cornwell

Charlotte Cornwell (born 26 April 1949) is an English actress.

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Dante Alighieri

Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.

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Dante's Inferno (video game)

Dante's Inferno is a 2010 action video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts.

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Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic

Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic is a direct to DVD animated dark fantasy action film released on February 9, 2010.

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Deianira

Deianira, Deïanira, or Deianeira (Δηϊάνειρα, Dēiáneira, or Δῃάνειρα, Dēáneira), also known as Dejanira, is a figure in Greek mythology whose name translates as "man-destroyer" or "destroyer of her husband".

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Destiny 2

Destiny 2 is an online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision.

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Evinos

The Evinos (Εύηνος) is a 92 km long river in western Greece, flowing into the Gulf of Patras.

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Giambologna

Giambologna (1529 – 13 August 1608) — born Jean Boulogne (and incorrectly known as Giovanni da Bologna or Giovanni Bologna) — was a Flemish sculptor based in Italy, celebrated for his marble and bronze statuary in a late Renaissance or Mannerist style.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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Heracles

Heracles (Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklês, Glory/Pride of Hēra, "Hera"), born Alcaeus (Ἀλκαῖος, Alkaios) or Alcides (Ἀλκείδης, Alkeidēs), was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of AmphitryonBy his adoptive descent through Amphitryon, Heracles receives the epithet Alcides, as "of the line of Alcaeus", father of Amphitryon.

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Hercules (1997 film)

Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation for Walt Disney Pictures.

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Inferno (Dante)

Inferno (Italian for "Hell") is the first part of Dante Alighieri's 14th-century epic poem Divine Comedy.

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Iole

In Greek mythology, Iole (Ἰόλη) was the daughter of Eurytus, king of the city Oechalia.

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Jim Cummings

James Jonah Cummings (born November 3, 1952) is an American voice actor and singer, who has appeared in almost 400 roles.

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Lapiths

The Lapiths (Λαπίθαι) are a legendary people of Greek mythology, whose home was in Thessaly, in the valley of the Peneus and on the mountain Pelion.

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Larry Niven

Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer.

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Louvre

The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France.

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Nessus (Pierson's Puppeteer)

Nessus is a fictional character in Larry Niven's Known Space universe, a member of the technologically advanced alien race known to Humans as Pierson's Puppeteer, and amongst themselves as Citizens.

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Phlegethon

In Greek mythology, the river Phlegethon (Φλεγέθων, English translation: "flaming") or Pyriphlegethon (Πυριφλεγέθων, English translation: "fire-flaming") was one of the five rivers in the infernal regions of the underworld, along with the rivers Styx, Lethe, Cocytus, and Acheron.

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Pierson's Puppeteers

Pierson's Puppeteers, often known just as Puppeteers, are a fictional alien race from American author Larry Niven's Known Space books.

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Ringworld

Ringworld is a 1970 science fiction novel by Larry Niven, set in his Known Space universe and considered a classic of science fiction literature.

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Shirt of Nessus

In Greek mythology, the Shirt of Nessus, Tunic of Nessus, Nessus-robe, or Nessus' shirt was the poisoned shirt that killed Heracles.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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Titan Quest

Titan Quest is an action role playing hack and slash video game developed by Iron Lore Entertainment for Microsoft Windows personal computers.

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Virgil

Publius Vergilius Maro (traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.

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Women of Trachis

Women of Trachis (Τραχίνιαι, Trachiniai; also translated as The Trachiniae) is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nessus_(mythology)

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