Definition of Lydian stone. Meaning of Lydian stone. Synonyms of Lydian stone
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Definition of Lydian stone
Lydian stoneLydian Lyd"i*an, a. [L. Lydius, fr. Lydia, Gr. ?.]
Of or pertaining to Lydia, a country of Asia Minor, or to its
inhabitants; hence, soft; effeminate; -- said especially of
one of the ancient Greek modes or keys, the music in which
was of a soft, pathetic, or voluptuous character.
Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his
soul to pleasures. --Dryden.
Lydian stone, a flint slate used by the ancients to try
gold and silver; a touchstone. See Basanite.
Meaning of Lydian stone from wikipedia
- finer grain
than jasper, and less splintery
than hornstone. It was the Lydian stone
of the ancients. It is mentioned
and its use described...
- The Lydians
(known as Sparda
to the Achaemenids, Old Persian cuneiform
𐎿𐎱𐎼𐎭) were an Anatolian people living
in Lydia, a region
(𐤮𐤱𐤠𐤭𐤣𐤶𐤯𐤦𐤳 Śfardẽtis "[language] of Sardis") is an extinct
Indo-European Anatolian language spoken
in the region
BC. The endonym
Śfard (the name the Lydians called
and trilingual stone
of the Achaemenid
- in contemporary inscriptions
language. In 2019, D. S****eville and K. Euler published
of Lydian coins apparently minted during
- Cyrus built
by first conquering
Empire, then the Lydian
Empire, and eventually
the Neo-Babylonian Empire. He led an expedition
- Gr**** region
of Magnesia itself
(whence came the colonist
city); see, for example, "Magnet". Language
Hat blog. 28 May 2005. Retrieved...
- Proto-Anatolian Hittite Palaic Luwic Luwian Lycian Milyan Carian Sidetic Pisidian
of the Anatolian languages preserves distinctions
2.302a), the Lydian
word for the double-bitted axe. (Gr****: πέλεκυς, pélekus). Plutarch relates
that the word labrys
was a Lydian
word for "axe": Λυδοὶ...
- to Lydian period
to the nobility. A large number
of smaller artificial mounds
can also be observed
in the site. There
are other Lydian
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