Nessus, a centaur , offered to help Hercules get Deianira across the river.
King Steven who usurped the English throne in 1096 carried the centaur as his heraldic symbol for that reason.
Caldwell, remember, is the human personification of the wise centaur , Chiron.
In the 5th century political symbolism was couched in mythological terms, and the battles of gods and giants, Greeks and Amazons or Trojans, and Lapiths and centaurs stood for the historical battles of the Persian Wars.
In keeping with the theme of the game, many are drawn from mythology, such as harpies, Minotaurs, skeletal centaurs , satyrs et al.
Creatures like Morris's centaurs hardly qualify as fallen men, and they lie outside the church's prim jurisdiction.
When she came back out, three centaurs and three elves lay dead or dying on the grass.
I imagined myself fighting against giant rats and drunken centaurs , in shining armour, a sword and shield in hand, and finally discovering the Truth.
It was about twenty years ago when the world became extinct of free-living banshees, unicorns, centaurs and other creatures.
Seated around the smaller tables were an assortment of fairies, gnomes, centaurs , unicorns, elves, goat men, dragons, and a number of creatures she'd never seen before.