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Rhesus

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

Ῥῆσος, ὁ.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

Rhēsus: i, m., = Ῥῆσος,>
I the son of a Muse, a king in Thrace, who was robbed of his horses and killed by Diomede and Ulysses before Troy, Cic. N. D. 3, 18, 45; Verg. A. 1, 469; Ov. M. 13, 249 sq. al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

Rhēsus,¹³ ī, m. (Ῥῆσος),
1 roi de Thrace, tué par Ulysse et Diomède : Cic. Nat. 3, 45
2 rivière de la Troade : Plin. 5, 124
3 rivière du Pont : Plin. 6, 4.

Latin > German (Georges)

Rhēsus, ī, m. (Ῥῆσος), König in Thrazien, der Troja zu Hilfe kam. Weil nun die Griechen dem Orakel zufolge Troja nicht erobern konnten, wenn des Rhesus weiße Rosse trojanisches Gras u. Wasser genossen hatten, so schlichen sich Diomedes u. Ulixes in sein Lager u. raubten die Pferde, Cic. de nat. deor. 3, 45. Verg. Aen. 1, 469. Ov. met. 13, 249.

Wikipedia EN

Rhesus (Greek: Ῥῆσος, Rhēsos) is an Athenian tragedy that belongs to the transmitted plays of Euripides. Its authorship has been disputed since antiquity, and the issue has invested modern scholarship since the 17th century when the play's authenticity was challenged, first by Joseph Scaliger and subsequently by others, partly on aesthetic grounds and partly on peculiarities in the play's vocabulary, style and technique. The conventional attribution to Euripides remains controversial. Rhesus takes place during the Trojan War, on the night when Odysseus and Diomedes sneak into the Trojan camp. The same event is narrated in book 10 of Homer's epic poem, the Iliad.

Rhesus (/ˈriːsəs/; Ancient Greek: Ῥῆσος Rhêsos) is a fictional Thracian king in Iliad, Book X, who fought on the side of Trojans. Diomedes and Odysseus stole his team of fine horses during a night raid on the Trojan camp.

Translations

be: Рэс; bg: Рез; ca: Resos; de: Rhesos; el: Ρήσος; en: Rhesus of Thrace; es: Reso; fi: Rhesos; fr: Rhésos; it: Reso; ja: レーソス; ko: 레소스; la: Rhesus; lt: Resas; pl: Resos; ro: Rhesus; ru: Рес; sh: Res Tračanin; sk: Rhésos; sr: Рес; uk: Рес