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Definition of Paphian

Paphian
Paphian Pa"phi*an, a. [L. Paphius, Gr. ?, from ? the city Paphos.] Of or pertaining to Paphos, an ancient city of Cyprus, having a celebrated temple of Venus; hence, pertaining to Venus, or her rites.
Paphian
Paphian Pa"phi*an, n. A native or inhabitant of Paphos.

Meaning of Paphian from wikipedia

- Cyprus. (Pausanias viii. 5. § 2.) An Agapenor was mentioned as king of the Paphians in a Gr**** distich preserved in the Analecta; and Herodotus (vii. 90) alludes...
- pit) (Koine barathron) θύρδα thyrda outside (Attic ἔξω exô, thyra door) (Paphian θόρανδε thorande) ἴν in in, inside (Attic en) (Cypriot also) κάθιδος kathidos...
- having come to Cyprus from Cilicia, whence he introduced the worship of Paphian Aphrodite. The divination practices at the temple are said to have been...
- Paphos.[citation needed] Part of the importance of the tombs lies in the Paphian habit of including Rhodian amphorae among the offerings in a burial. Through...
- forces of the Province of Paphos. The Pafos FC ****ociation represents Paphian football and sports throughout Cyprus through the football team and the...
- different subtypes based on area: the "Common" and the South-Western or "Paphian". The script was deciphered in the 19th century by George Smith due to...
- first to establish a cult of Aphrodite were the ****yrians, followed by the Paphians of Cyprus and then the Phoenicians at Ascalon. The Phoenicians, in turn...
- guileful girdle. This one puts to shame the heart bewitching girdle of the Paphian [Aphrodite]." This said, the wilyminded deity was off under the wind, cleaving...
- the native Athenians the Cecropian Minerva; the island-dwelling Cypriots Paphian Venus; the archer Cretans Dictynnan Diana; the triple-tongued Sicilians...
- once kept a swarm of young lovers at my door, dedicate this mirror to the Paphian—for I do not wish to see me as I am, and cannot see me as I was. 12 This...