Definition of Aonian. Meaning of Aonian. Synonyms of Aonian

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Definition of Aonian

Aonian
Aonian A*o"ni*an ([asl]*[=o]"n[i^]*an), a. [From Aonia, a part of B[oe]otia, in Greece.] Pertaining to Aonia, in B[oe]otia, or to the Muses, who were supposed to dwell there. Aonian fount, the fountain of Aganippe, at the foot of Mount Helicon, not far from Thebes, and sacred to the Muses.

Meaning of Aonian from wikipedia

- speaks of “Aonian Aganippe,” one of the sacred springs on Helicon. The English poet Ben Jonson berates himself for sloth: “Are all th’Aonian springs /...
- hidden ark that they first showed forth their mysteries, and with them the Aonian women secretly took paint rites. And they arra**** a gathering of their faithful...
- my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' Aonian Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime. A selection...
- (and possibly also Medea), Ariadne, and Phaedra. The "woman beloved of the Aonian lyre" refers to Sappho. Knox (1995) 6. He also provides (p. 6, n. 9) a cautionary...
- Apollo grants you above all his power of song, and Calliope willingly an Aonian lyre" III.24.4 IV.7.96 Micaela Janan, The Politics of Desire: Propertius...
- of sisters, and made Cadmos happy – Polydoros, the morning star of the Aonian nation, younger than rosy ch**** Semele Upon the death of Cadmus, Pentheus...
- their shuttles. ****phone and Hades metamorphosed them into comets. The Aonians erected them a sanctuary near Orchomenus, where a propitiatory sacrifice...
- eticographical survey of the western parts of Ireland. A poem, Dublin, 1812. Aonian Kaleidoscope;or a collection of original poems, Cork, 1824. The Hippocrene;a...
- A-while vouchsafe, young Hero, to retire 'Mid Streams, and Grottos, and th'Aonian Choir: Apollo, God of Fore-sight, who with Ease Thy distant, ripen'd Years...
- cause (obscure) was by Urania cleared, Who heard this hymn sung in the Aonian grove: "Phoebus must leave his orb, and shine with Jove. And in the moment...
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