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Lemnian earth
Lemnian Lem"ni*an (l[e^]m"n[i^]*an), a. [L. Lemnius, fr. Lemnus, Gr. Lh^mnos.] Of or pertaining to the isle of Lemnos. Lemnian bole, Lemnian earth, an aluminous earth of a grayish yellow color; sphragide; -- formerly sold as medicine, having astringent properties. Lemnian reddle, a reddle of firm consistence and deep red color; -- used by artificers in coloring.

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- festivals in common. Both were believed to have great healing powers, and Lemnian earth (terra Lemnia) from the spot on which Hephaestus had fallen was believed...
- deposits may have been exhausted by then). Pliny reports about the Lemnian earth: if rubbed under the eyes, it moderates pain and watering from the same...
- elements, such as Thracian, Tyrrhenian, Pelasgian, Phrygian or Hittite. The Lemnian cult was always local to Lemnos, but the Samothracian mystery cult spread...
- of ancient labyrinths: the Cretan labyrinth, an Egyptian labyrinth, a Lemnian labyrinth, and an Italian labyrinth. These are all complex underground...
- suggesting autochthonous connections, but on the other hand he notes that the Lemnian language found on the "Lemnos stele" is closely related to Etruscan, entailing...
- image. Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, 510–500 BC The aegis on the Lemnian Athena of Phidias, represented by a cast at the Pushkin Museum First century BC...
- to the suggestion of a "Tyrrhenian language group" comprising Etruscan, Lemnian, and the Raetic spoken in the Alps. However, the 1st-century BC historian...
- "Euripides [also] brought Orpheus into his play Hypsipyle, which dealt with the Lemnian episode of the Argonautic voyage; Orpheus there acts as coxswain, and later...
- Indo-European system: Tin or Tinia, the sky, Uni his wife (Juno), and Cel, the earth goddess. As a third layer, the Gr**** gods were adopted by the Etruscan system...
- which, he think, is the best work of Phidias and Polystratos respond "The Lemnian Athene, which bears the artist's own signature; and of course the Amazon...
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