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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 tribes...
- Euripides, Acrisius was the founder of the Delphic amphictyony. Strabo believes that this amphictyony existed before the time of Acrisius, and that he was...
- the ****enistic historian Strabo that in the Archaic period, an early amphictyony, one of several ****enic leagues of pre-classical times of which little...
- a religious alliance (amphictyony) to which the Cyclades and the neighboring Ionians on the coasts belonged. This amphictyony seems originally to have...
- extort money from its visitors, and had been placed in the hands of an amphictyony, or committee of persons chosen mainly from Central Greece. According...
- when the administration of the Games was handed over to the Delphic Amphictyony, a council of twelve Gr**** tribes, at the end of the First Sacred War...
- Kos was Merops, hence "Meropian Kos" is included in the archaic Delian amphictyony listed in the 7th-century Homeric hymn to Delian Apollo; the island was...
- Macedonia) Lykosoura, Mesembria, Enna (Sicily), and Samothrace. An ancient Amphictyony, probably the earliest centred on the cult of Demeter at Anthele (Ἀνθήλη)...
- Heracles tried to cleanse himself of Hydra poison in them. The first known Amphictyony, a group of religiously-****ociated ancient Gr**** tribes, was centered...
- describing Midian as a "cultic collective" (German: Kultgenossenschaft) or an amphictyony, meaning "an ****ociation (German: Bund) of different tribes in the vicinity...