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Definition of Antichthones

Antichthones
Antichthon An*tich"thon, n.; pl. Antichthones. [Gr. ?; ? against + ? the earth.] 1. A hypothetical earth counter to ours, or on the opposite side of the sun. --Grote. 2. pl. Inhabitants of opposite hemispheres. --Whewell.

Meaning of Antichthones from wikipedia

- Antichthones, in geography, are those peoples who inhabit the antipodes, regions on opposite sides of the Earth. The word is compounded of the Gr**** ὰντὶ...
- widely read encyclopedia presented the term "antipodes" as referring to antichthones (people who lived on the opposite side of the Earth), as well as to a...
- zones, of which two only were habitable, he ****erts the existence of antichthones, inhabiting the southern temperate zone inaccessible to the folk of the...
- zones, of which two only were habitable, he ****erts the existence of antichthones, people inhabiting the southern temperate zone inaccessible to the folk...
- imp****ably hot. To the inhabitants of this continent Mela ascribed the name Antichthones. Philolaus's ideas were all eventually su****ded by the modern realization...
- zones, of which two only were habitable, he ****erts the existence of antichthones, inhabiting the southern temperate zone inaccessible to the folk of the...
- the suggested possibility of there being inhabitants of the antipodes (Antichthones). These inhabitants were considered by some to have separate origins...
- half of Earth—our antipodes. This continent he inscribed with the name Antichthones. Ancient Greece portal Counter-Earth Gr**** astronomy Pythagoreanism Cosmology...
- considerable part of the Indian Ocean. This imaginary land derived from the Antichthone of the Gr****s and had already been reactivated, notably by the mathematician...
- unknown, which we do not wonder to regard as being the Antipodes or Antichthones. Where Schöner departs most con****uously from Waldseemüller is in his...
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