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Definition of Amphictyony

Amphictyony
Amphictyony Am*phic"ty*o*ny, n.; pl. Amphictyonies. [Gr. ?.] (Grecian Hist.) 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.

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- In Archaic Greece, an amphictyony (Gr****: ἀμφικτυονία), a "league of neighbors", or Amphictyonic League was an ancient religious ****ociation of Gr****...
- Kalaureia (Ancient Gr****: Καλαυρεία) or Calauria or Kalavria (Gr****: Καλαυρία) is an island close to the coast of Troezen in the Peloponnesus of mainland...
- a religious alliance (amphictyony) to which the Cyclades and the neighboring Ionians on the coasts belonged. This amphictyony seems originally to have...
- Euripides, Acrisius was the founder of the Delphic amphictyony. Strabo believes that this amphictyony existed before the time of Acrisius, and that he was...
- mythology, the place of the cavernous entrance to Hades. The first mentioned Amphictyony was centered on the cult of Demeter which was located at the city of...
- For the Amphictyony, an ancient Gr**** religious organization, see Amphictyonic League. Amphictyon or Amphiktyon (/æmˈfɪkti.ɒn/; Ancient Gr****: Ἀμφικτυών)...
- of Kirrha. At the beginning of the 6th century BC the Pylaeo-Delphic Amphictyony, controlled by the Thessalians, attempted to take hold of the Sacred...
- Macedonia) Lykosoura, Mesembria, Enna (Sicily), and Samothrace. An ancient Amphictyony, probably the earliest centred on the cult of Demeter at Anthele (Ἀνθήλη)...
- describing Midian as a 'cultic collective' (Kultgenossenschaft) or an 'amphictyony', meaning 'an ****ociation (Bund) of different tribes in the vicinity...
- Chaeroneans dedicated this to Plutarch, following the precepts of the Amphictyony" ("Δελφοὶ Χαιρωνεῦσιν ὁμοῦ Πλούταρχον ἔθηκαν | τοῖς Ἀμφικτυόνων δόγμασι...
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