Guide Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Guide

  1. Akela leader of wolfpack. [Br. Lit.: The Jungle Books]
  2. Anchises Aeneas’ guide in Elysium. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  3. Anubis “Pathfinder”; conducted dead to judgment before Osiris. [Egyptian Myth.: Jobes, 105]
  4. Baedeker series of guidebooks for travelers. [Travel: NCE, 207]
  5. Beatrice Dante’s beloved’s soul; directs him in Paradise. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I, 211–213]
  6. Cumaean sibyl famous prophetess; leads Aeneas through underworld. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  7. dolphin transported blessed souls to islands of dead. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Appleton, 31]
  8. Jack the Porpoise led ships through treacherous strait off New Zealand. [Br. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 128]
  9. Judas goat a goat used to lead sheep to slaughter. [Eur. Culture: Misc.]
  10. lighthouse at Pharos 400 ft. tall; beacon visible 300 miles at sea. [World Hist.: Wallechinsky, 257]
  11. Palinurus pilot of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
  12. pillar of cloud, pillar of fire Jehovah leads way to promised land. [O.T.: Exodus 13:21–22]
  13. star of Bethlehem guiding light to Jesus for the Magi. [Christian Symbolism: N.T.: Matthew, 2:9]
  14. Tiphys pilot of the Argonauts. [Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1085]
  15. Vergil Dante’s guide in Hell and Purgatory. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy, Magill I 211–213]