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  1. Zeus is the Greek god of the sky and of thunder, and the ruler of Mount Olympus. (Web site)
  2. Zeus is the ideal person and Athena is the personification of ideal wisdom and thus but come from Zeus's head.
  3. Zeus is the only deity in the Olympic pantheon whose name has such a transparent Indo-European etymology (Burkert 1985, p 321).
  4. Zeus is the only deity in the Olympic pantheon whose name has such a transparent Indo-European etymology.
  5. Zeus was a celestial god, and originally worshiped as a weather god by the Greek tribes. (Web site)


  1. Helios is the young Greek god of the sun. (Web site)
  2. Helios was seen driving a fiery chariot across the sky. (Web site)
  3. Helios was worshipped in various places of the Peloponnesos, but especially on Rhodes, where each year gymnastic games were held in his honor. (Web site)


  1. Hera was jealous of Zeus after he had an affair with Metis, from which the goddess of prudence was pregnant with Athena. (Web site)
  2. Hera was mainly worshipped as a goddess of marriage and birth. (Web site)
  3. Hera was so annoyed at Zeus producing a child apparently on his own that she caused herself to conceive and bear Hephaestus by herself.
  4. Hera was so annoyed at this that she gave birth to Hephaestus by herself.
  5. Hera was the mother of Hephaestus (without Zeus), and probably of Ares. (Web site)


  1. Apollo is also the God of healing.
  2. Apollo is also to have been said to have aided Paris in the killing of Achilles.
  3. Apollo is known as the leader of the Muses ( "musagetes") and director of their choir. (Web site)
  4. Apollo is the leader of the choir of the Muses and consequently he has the surname Musagetes.
  5. Apollo is the male deity who operates as much above ground as from below ground. (Web site)


  1. ARISTOPHANES was born about 444 B.C. Of his private life we know positively nothing. (Web site)
  2. Aristophanes was unquestionably "licentious"; so the worthy monks have preserved all his works for us.


  1. Democedes was a Greek physician and a part of the court of Darius I. He was born in Croton, part of present-day Italy.


  1. PLATO was born at Athens in 429 B.C., the year in which Pericles died. (Web site)
  2. Plato was a pupil of Socrates, the famous Greek scholar and teacher. (Web site)
  3. Plato was about twenty-five when Socrates was tried and executed, and had probably known the old man most of his life. (Web site)
  4. Plato was born in Athens or Aegina in May or December in 428 or 427 BC. He was raised in a moderately well-to-do aristocratic family.


  1. Delphi - The Oracle of Delphi was the best known and most respected of the oracles and seers of antiquity.
  2. Delphi was a religious center whose neutrality was guarded by the Amphictyonic League, an ancient and mainly religious association of central Greeks. (Web site)
  3. Delphi was also known as the center of the world, the Omphalos, a carved symbol of prophetic arts and also represented the "navel of the world". (Web site)
  4. Delphi was located in a plateau on the side of Mt. (Web site)
  5. Delphi was regarded as the centre of the world.


  1. Ephesus was at its peak during the first and second century AD. (Web site)
  2. Ephesus was eventually completely abandoned in the 15th century and lost her former glory. (Web site)
  3. Ephesus was founded in the 11th century bc and later became part of the Athenian empire.


  1. Posidippus - A biographical note on the Greek dramatist Posidippus.


  1. Ares is the main antagonist in the video game God of War.
  2. Ares is the name of one of the false gods of Ilium, a novel written by Dan Simmons.
  3. Ares was furious and turned Alectryon into a rooster, which now never forgets to announce the arrival of the sun in the morning.
  4. Ares was mainly worshipped in Thracia, a region known for its fierce people. (Web site)
  5. Ares was mainly worshipped in Thracia.


  1. Achaeans is the name of the tribe that, reinforced by the Aeolians, first dominated Greek territories, centering itself around its capital in Mycenae.
  2. The Achaeans are one of the four main tribes occupying the ancient Greek mainland (Achaeans, Aeolians, Ionians, Dorians).
  3. The Achaeans are those who fought on the Greek side in the Trojan War.
  4. The Achaeans is one of the collective names used for the Greeks in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
  5. The Achaeans were also encouraged by Pytheas, who at that time was Boeotarch at Thebes, and the Thebans promised to give enthusiastic support in the war. (Web site)

Achaean League

  1. The Achaean League was a confederation of Greece polis s in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese.
  2. The Achaean League was a confederation of Greece poliss in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese.
  3. The Achaean League was a confederation of Greek city state s in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese.
  4. The Achaean League was a confederation of Greek city states in Achaea , a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese .
  5. The Achaean League was reformed early in the 3rd century BC, and soon expanded beyond its Achaean heartland. (Web site)


  1. Acharnae was the largest deme (Thuc.
  2. Acharnae was the largest deme of ancient Attica ; it was located in the northwest part of the Attic plain, south of Mt.


  1. AEgina was their first place of refuge, but they soon parted in different directions. (Web site)
  2. Aegina is a famous tourist destination.
  3. Aegina is the gathering place of Myrmidons, in Aegina they gathered and they trained.


  1. Aeneas was a member of the royal line at Troy and cousin of Hector.
  2. Aeneas was perhaps a general, and certainly author of several didactic military works of which the sole survivor is that on defence against siege.
  3. Aeneas was supposed to have come to Italy within a few years of Troy. (Web site)
  4. Aeneas was then enveloped in a cloud by Apollo, who took him to Pergamos, a sacred spot in Troy.

Aeneas Tacticus

  1. Aeneas Tacticus (4th century BC) was one of the earliest Greek writers on the art of war. (Web site)
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  1. The Aeolians were one of the Hellenic tribes. (Web site)
  2. The Aeolians were one of the ancient Ancient Greece tribes.
  3. The Aeolians were one of the ancient Greek tribes.
  4. The Aeolians were one of the three ancient Greek tribes. (Web site)

Aetolian League

  1. The Aetolian League was a confederation in ancient Greece centering on the cities of Aetolia in central Greece. (Web site)
  2. The Aetolian League was a confederation of states in ancient Greece centered on the cities of Aetolia in central Greece.
  3. The Aetolian League was a confederation of tribes instead of cities, like the Achaean. (Web site)
  4. The Aetolian league was not at all pleased with the new circumstances and retaliated by waging war on confederation allies. (Web site)


  1. Alcibiades is a Scriptorium font family with 1 style priced from $12.00 .
  2. Alcibiades was allowed for the Sicilian expedition but on arriving called back to Athens for trial. (Web site)
  3. Alcibiades was an Athenian general in the Peloponnesian War. (Web site)
  4. Alcibiades was appointed commander-in-chief with autocratic powers and left for Samos to rejoin his fleet and try and engage Lysander in battle. (Web site)
  5. Alcibiades was born in Athens, the son of Cleinias and Deinomache, who belonged to the family of the Alcmaeonidae. (Web site)

Antipater of Sidon

  1. It was identified as one of the Seven Wonders of the World by Antipater of Sidon. (Web site)
  2. Antipater of Sidon (2nd century BC) is an ancient Greek writer and poet. (Web site)
  3. The Greek writers, Antipater of Sidon and Philon of Byzantium, drew up two of the lists. (Web site)

Archaic Smile

  1. Archaic Smile is a part of Miho Museum---s tenth anniversary programs.


  1. Aristoi is a 1992 science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams .
  2. Aristoi is a complete book, but there's still so much left to figure out -- I would really like to see what happens next.
  3. Aristoi is a nice little entry in the "far future super-human" sub-genre.
  4. Aristoi were members of the aristocracy and regarded as closer to God.


  1. Arymbas was the father of Aeacides of Epirus by Troas and the son of Alcetas II of Epirus. (Web site)


  1. Aspasia was called "Omphale" in the Kheirones of Cratinus or the Philoi of Eupolis.
  2. Aspasia was included in the same charge, and dragged before the courts of justice.
  3. Aspasia was probably a hetaera and ran a brothel, although these allegations are disputed by modern scholars.

Athena Promachos

  1. Behind the Propylaea, Phidias' gigantic bronze statue of Athena Promachos ("she who fights in the front line"), built between 450 BC and 448 BC, dominated.
  2. With the epithet Athena Promachos she led in battle.
  3. On the acropolis of Athens he set up a colossal bronze statue of Athena, the Athena Promachos, which was visible far out at sea.


  1. Each of them is keeping branches, called bakchoi, which were swung rythmically along the thirty kilometers of the Sacred Way from Athens to Eleusis.
  2. The initiates each held a bakchoi.

Battle of Aegospotami

  1. The Battle of Aegospotami was the last major battle of the Peloponnesian War.

Battle of Arginusae

  1. The Battle of Arginusae was a naval battle in the Peloponnesian War, which took place in 406 BC just east of the island of Lesbos.
  2. The Battle of Arginusae was a naval battle of the Peloponnesian War.

Battle of Chios

  1. In 202 BC, Rhodes and her allies Pergamum, Cyzicus, and Byzantium combined their fleets and defeated Philip at the Battle of Chios.
  2. The Battle of Chios (201 BC) was fought between the fleet of Philip V of Macedon against the combined fleet of Rhodes, Pergamum, Byzantium and Cyzicus.

Battle of Cunaxa

  1. The army of Cyrus met the army of Artaxerxes II in the Battle of Cunaxa. (Web site)
  2. The Greek mercenary forces at the Battle of Cunaxa included peltasts.
  3. The first part of the book is the best, describing the march into Persia, the Battle of Cunaxa, the death of Cyrus and the election of Xenophon as general. (Web site)

Battle of Cyzicus

  1. Battles of Abydos and Cyzicus For more details on this topic, see Battle of Abydos and Battle of Cyzicus The Athenian strategy at Cyzicus.
  2. The naval Battle of Cyzicus took place in 410 BC during the Peloponnesian War.
  3. Theramenes commanded one wing of the Athenian fleet in the resulting Battle of Cyzicus, a decisive Athenian victory.

Battle of Gythium

  1. The Battle of Gythium was fought in 195 BC between Sparta and the coalition of Rome, Rhodes, the Achaean League and Pergamum.

Battle of Notium

  1. In 407 BC, Alcibiades was replaced following a minor naval defeat at the Battle of Notium.
  2. Defeat at Notium For more details on this topic, see Battle of Notium.
  3. The Battle of Notium (or Ephesus) in 406 BC, was a Spartan naval victory in the Peloponnesian War. (Web site)


  1. Books were scarce and were best known by being read aloud.
  2. Books were very expensive, so they were rare. (Web site)
  3. The books were destroyed in the burning of the Capitol in 83 B.C., but a new collection was made. (Web site)
  4. The books were kept in three Temples, those of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva on the Capitoline Hill. (Web site)
  5. The books were preserved until a disastrous fire swept through Rome in 83 BC, during a Roman Civil War.


  1. The "highland view" is that Bryges belong to the "highlander" synonymy of the Macedonia region.
  2. There is no certain derivation for the name and tribal origin of the Bryges.


  1. Butades of Sicyon (b OO 't u dēz, se'shēon) [ key ] , fl. (Web site)
  2. Did you mean: blades Search Results Butades Butades, of Sicyon, wrongly called Dibutades, the first Greek modeller in clay. (Web site)


  1. Callicratidas was a Spartan naval commander in the Peloponnesian War.
  2. Callicratidas was killed in the action. (Web site)
  3. Callicratidas was the next leader after Lysander left. (Web site)


  1. Aristocles of Sicyon was the grandson of the above, as well as the pupil and son of Cleoetas,[3] and brother of Canachus. (Web site)
  2. A Greek artist, and, like his brother Canachus, a sculptor in bronze at Sicyon.


  1. Chaeremon - A biographical note on the Greek dramatist Chaeremon. (Web site)
  2. Chaeremon was an Athenian dramatist of the first half of the fourth century BCE. He is generally considered a tragic poet. (Web site)
  3. Chaeremon was an Athenian dramatist of the first half of the fourth century BCE. He was generally considered a tragic poet like Choerilus. (Web site)

Chionis of Sparta

  1. Chionis of Sparta was an athlete of ancient Greece who was most notable for his jumping records in the ancient Olympics.

Chremonidean War

  1. In the Chremonidean War ( 266 - 263) it passed again to Macedon after a battle fought off its shores.
  2. The alliance was in defense to Antigonus II Gonatas of Macedon and lead to the Chremonidean War.
  3. The Chremonidean War ( 267 BCE - 261 BCE ) was fought by a coalition of Greek city-states against Macedonian domination.


  1. Arion was a legendary poet and citharode in ancient Greece (originally of Lesbos) who lived in the court of Periander, tyrant of Corinth, Greece.
  2. In ancient Greece, a citharode was a poet-performer who sang while accompanying himself on the kithara.
  3. The ambassadors they elected were Ploutiades the citharode, Lysimachus the tragic poet, Nicostratus the tragic competitor. (Web site)


  1. Clarus is a certified woman-owned small business.
  2. Clarus is a cutting-edge company that offers scientifically substantiated EMF protection products in the marketplace today.
  3. Clarus is a trademark of Clarus Corporation.
  4. Clarus is an innovative IT services firm with a clear difference.
  5. Clarus was also an often-used Roman cognomen. (Web site)


  1. Critolaus was neither seen alive after the battle nor found among the dead. (Web site)


  1. The Cult was adopted by the Romans for the purpose of winning the Goddess---s favor in the 2nd Punic War.
  2. The cult was a mystery religion, which meant that it's inner secrets and practices were revealed to initiates only. (Web site)

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