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Definition of Amphictyonies
AmphictyoniesAmphictyony Am*phic"ty*o*ny, n.; pl. Amphictyonies. [Gr. ?.]
A league of states of ancient Greece; esp. the celebrated
confederation known as the Amphictyonic Council. Its object
was to maintain the common interests of Greece.
Meaning of Amphictyonies from wikipedia
- an amphictyony might survive
as a form of religious organization enjoined
to support specific temples
places; traditional amphictyonies
(Ancient Gr****: Καλαυρεία) or Calauria
(Gr****: Καλαυρία) is an island close
to the coast
in the Peloponnesus
- Euripides, Acrisius
was the founder
of the Delphic amphictyony
. Strabo believes
that this amphictyony existed before
the time of Acrisius, and that he was...
- a religious alliance
) to which
and the neighboring Ionians
on the coasts
belonged. This amphictyony seems originally
- mythology, the place
of the cavernous entrance
to Hades. The first mentioned Amphictyony
on the cult of Demeter which
at the city of...
- of Kirrha. At the beginning
of the 6th century
BC the Pylaeo-Delphic Amphictyony
by the Thessalians, attempted
to take hold of the Sacred...
- The Panionium
(Ancient Gr**** Πανιώνιον, Paniōnion) was an Ionian sanctuary dedicated
to Poseidon Helikonios
and the meeting place
of the Ionian
- For the Amphictyony
, an ancient
organization, see Amphictyonic
- Macedonia) Lykosoura, Mesembria, Enna (Sicily), and Samothrace. An ancient Amphictyony
the earliest centred
on the cult of Demeter
- describing Midian
as a 'cultic collective' (Kultgenossenschaft) or an 'amphictyony
'an ****ociation (Bund) of different tribes
in the vicinity...
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