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Ajax the Less

Son of Oïleus (3 syl.), King of Locris, in Greece. The night Troy was taken, he offered violence to Cassandra, the prophetic daughter of Priam; in consequence of which his ship was dri…

Ajax (the Greater)

King of Salamis, a man of giant stature, daring, and self-confident. Generally called Telamon Ajax, because he was the son of Telamon. When the armour of Hector was awarded to Ulysses inste…

Semifinals

Two legs, total goals; home team listed first.Borussia Dortmund vs. Manchester UnitedApr. 9–Borussia Dortmund 1Manchester United 0Apr. 23–Manchester United 0Borussia Dortmund 1Bor…

William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, Act II

Act IIScene IA part of the Grecian campEnter Ajax and ThersitesAjaxThersites!ThersitesAgamemnon, how if he had boils? full, all over, generally?AjaxThersites!ThersitesAnd those boils did run? …

Quarterfinals

Two legs, total goals; home team listed first.Borussia Dortmund vs. AuxerreMar. 5–Borussia Dortmund 3Auxerre 1Mar. 19–Auxerre 0Borussia Dortmund 1Borussia Dortmund wins on aggrega…

Akbar

An Arabic word, meaning “Very Great.” Akbar-Khan, the “very great Khan,” is applied especially to the Khan of Hindûstan who reigned 1556–1605. Source: D…