Athens
geographical name 1. city NE Georgia coextensive with Clarke county population 101,489 2. (or Greek Athínai) (or ancient Athenae) city capital of Greece near Saronic Gulf population 748,110 • Athenian adjective or noun

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  • ATHENS — ATHENS, city in Greece. In ancient Jewish history, Athens occupied a position of secondary importance, especially when compared to Alexandria, Antioch, Rome, even Cyrene, and other known cities in Asia Minor. Nevertheless, it must be noted that… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Athens — Athens, AL U.S. city in Alabama Population (2000): 18967 Housing Units (2000): 8449 Land area (2000): 39.326930 sq. miles (101.856278 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.092666 sq. miles (0.240005 sq. km) Total area (2000): 39.419596 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Athens — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den USA: Athens (Alabama) Athens (Arkansas) Athens (Georgia) Athens (Illinois) Athens (Louisiana) Athens (Maine) Athens (Michigan) Athens (Mississippi) Athens (New York) Athens (Ohio) Athens (Pennsylvania) Athens… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Athens — (spr. Äthns), 1) Grafschaft im nordamerikanischen Staate Ohio, 20 QM; Flüsse: Ohio u. Hockhocking; Hügel mit schönen Waldungen, fruchtbare Thäler; Producte: Weizen, Mais, Wolle, Eisen, Steinkohlen, Salz, Hockingkanal nach[885] dem Ohio; (1850) 18 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Athens — (spr. äthins), Stadt im nordamerikan. Staat Georgia, Grafschaft Clarke, Bahnknotenpunkt, mit der 1795 gegründeten Staatsuniversität und Ackerbauschule, Baumwoll u. Ackerbaugerätefabriken, Baumwollhandel und (1900) 10,245 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Athens — (spr. äthĭns), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Georgia, am Oconee, (1900) 10.245 E.; Universität …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Athens —   [ æθɪnz],    1) Stadt in Georgia, USA, 45 700 Einwohner. 1801 als Sitz der University of Georgia gegründet.    2) Stadt in Ohio, USA, 21 300 Einwohner. 1800 als Sitz der Western (jetzt Ohio) University gegründet.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Athens — city of ancient Attica, capital of modern Greece, from Gk. Athenai (plural because the city had several distinct parts), traditionally derived from ATHENA (Cf. Athena), but probably assimilated from a lost name in a pre Hellenic language …   Etymology dictionary

  • Athens — [ath′ənz] capital of Greece, in the SE part: pop. 772,000: became established as the center of Greek culture in the 5th cent. B.C., when it was the capital of ancient Attica …   English World dictionary

  • Athens — This article is about the capital of Greece. For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). Athens Αθήνα Athīna …   Wikipedia

  • Athens — /ath inz/, n. 1. Greek, Athenai. a city in and the capital of Greece, in the SE part. 885,136. 2. Greater, a metropolitan area comprising the city of Athens, Piraeus, and several residential suburbs. 2,530,000. 3. a city in N Georgia. 42,549. 4.… …   Universalium

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