Sentence Examples

  • A stur nisus), goshawk (A.
  • In the legend of Nisus and Scylla there is a trace of the custom which was still observed in classical times in the sacrifice of animals.
  • NISUS, in Greek mythology, king of Megara, brother of Aegeus, king of Athens.
  • Megara was captured, and Nisus, who died fighting (or slew himself), was changed into a sea-eagle.
  • In Virgil, Scylla, the daughter of Nisus, is confused with the sea-monster, the daughter of Phorcys.

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