wife of Menelaos, whose abduction by Paris caused the Trojan War; said to be the most beautiul woman in the ancient Greek world.
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- (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris
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In Greek mythology, the most beautiful of women; daughter of Leda and Zeus (transformed as a swan). She was abducted as a young girl by Theseus, but rescued by her brothers
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(from the article `Euripides`) In this frankly light play, Euripides deflates one of the best known `facts` of Greek mythology, that Helen ran off adulterously with Paris to Troy. ... ...War. The poet Stesichorus, however, related in his second version of her story that she and Paris were driven ashore on the coast of Egypt an...
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in Greek legend, the most beautiful woman of Greece and the indirect cause of the Trojan War. She was daughter of Zeus, either by Leda or by Nemesis, ... [6 related articles]
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Helen is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Torch` Where is it used? The name Helen is mainly used In English.How do they say it elsewhere? Elen ( In Welsh) Olena ( In Ukrainian) Eilidh ( In Scottish) Ileana ( In Romanian) Jelena ( In Latvian and In Serbian) Elena ( In Italian, Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian and In Romanian) Léan ( I
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Helen is wife of Menelaus in Troilus and Cressida.
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Helen Jairag Richardson (born in Burma) on November 21 1939 is an Indian film actress and dancer of Anglo-Burmese descent, working in Hindi films. She is often cited as the most popular dancer of the item number in her time. She was the inspiration for four films and a book. ==Early life and background== Helen was born in Burma on
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Proteus First Messenger Second Messenger King Theoclymenus Servent Helen (Ἑλένη, Helenē) is a drama by Euripides, first produced in 412 BC for the Dionysia in a trilogy that also contained Euripides lost Andromeda. The play shares much in common with another of Euripides` works, Iphigenia in Tauris. ==Historical Frame== The dr
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Helen, in Greek mythology, the most beautiful of women; daughter of Leda and Zeus, and sister of Castor and Pollux and Clytemnestra. While still a young girl Helen was abducted to Attica by Theseus and Polydeuces, but Castor and Pollux rescued her. Later, when she was courted by the greatest heroes ...
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In Greek mythology, Helen or Helena was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the most beautiful of women. By advice of Ulysses her numerous suitors were bound by oath to respect her choice of a husband, and to maintain it even by arms. She chose to marry Menelaus, King of Sparta, but during his absence, was abducted by Paris, Prince of Troy. This pre
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In Greek mythology, the most beautiful of women; daughter of Leda and Zeus (transformed as a swan). She was abducted as a young girl by Theseus, but rescued by her brothers Castor and Pollux (Greek Polydeuces). Helen married Menelaus, king of Sparta, and bore him Hermione, but during his absence was seduced by Paris, prince of Troy; their f...
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Helen is a feminine given name derived from the Greek Ἑλένη Helene, meaning "torch" or "corposant." Another possible derivation is the Greek σελήνη or Selene, meaning "moon." Helen of Troy is a character in Greek mythology. The name was widely used by early Christians due to Saint Helena, the mother of the emperor C
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Helen is a novel by Maria Edgeworth (1767–1849). It was written in 1834, late in the author`s life, and was her last work. == Synopsis == Helen tells the story of a young orphan, Helen Stanley, whose guardian, Dean Stanley, has squandered his fortune and left Helen without means of support. She is forced to take up residence with
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Helen is an album released by Helen Humes in 1981 on Muse MR 5233, her second for that company. The album was in the final nominations for the 24th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of “Best Jazz Vocal Performance.” ==Personnel== == Track listing == ...
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Helen is a 2009 drama starring Ashley Judd and directed by Sandra Nettelbeck. It follows a professor (Judd) who overcomes severe depression after a massive breakdown, with the help of new friend Matilda (Smith). Filming took place late 2007 in Vancouver. ==Release== The film was released at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009,
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