Acragas
geographical name — see Agrigento

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  • Acragas — ? Acragas Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие Класс: Паукообразные …   Википедия

  • Acragas — can refer to:* Acragas, an ancient Greek city on the site of modern Agrigento, Sicily. * Acragas, a son of the god Zeus and the Oceanid Asterope, to whom the foundation of the above city was traditionally ascribed. [Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.… …   Wikipedia

  • Acragas — ACRAGAS, antis, Græc. Ἀκράγας, αντος, (⇒ Tab. X.) Jupiters und der Asterope, einer Tochter des Oceans, Sohn, von dem die Stadt Akragas in Sicilien den Namen haben soll. Steph. Byz. in Ἀκράγαντες …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • ACRAGAS — I. ACRAGAS civitas Siciliae, et Thraciae et Euboeae et Cypri, et Aetoliae. Est et fluv. Siciliae Stephano et Polybio Drago hodie. Vide Agragas. II. ACRAGAS unus ex statuariis, qui in admiratione summa fuerunt. Plin. l. 33. c. 12 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Acragas — Agrigente Agrigente Temple de la Concorde Administration Nom italien Agrigento Nom sicilien Girgenti Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acragas — noun a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples • Syn: ↑Agrigento • Instance Hypernyms: ↑town • Part Holonyms: ↑Sicily, ↑Sicilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acragas (silversmith) — Acragas (Gr. polytonic|Ακράγας) was an engraver, or silversmith, spoken of by Pliny the Elder. [Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia xxxiii. 12. § 55] It is not known either when or where he was born. Pliny says that Acragas, Boethus and Mys were… …   Wikipedia

  • Acragas (genus) — Taxobox name = Acragas image caption = image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida ordo = Araneae familia = Salticidae subfamilia = Amycinae tribus = Amycini genus = Acragas genus authority = Simon, 1900… …   Wikipedia

  • Acragas (genre) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Acragas . Acragas …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Theron of Acragas — Theron (? 473 BC), son of Aenesidamus was a Greek tyrant of the town of Acragas in Sicily from 488 BC. He soon became an ally of Gelo, who at that time controlled Gela, and from 485 BC Syracuse. Gelo later became Theron s son in law.Theron went… …   Wikipedia

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