Chalcis
geographical name — see khalkis • Chalcidian adjective or noun

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  • CHALCIS — L’une des deux principales cités de l’île d’Eubée, l’autre étant Érétrie, où se développe très tôt une importante activité métallurgique. C’est peut être la recherche des métaux qui amena les gens de Chalcis à fonder dès le milieu du CHALCIS… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CHALCIS — CHALCIS, region of S. Lebanon. Chalcis, an independent principality in the first century B.C.E., was among the areas conquered by the Itureans. During the reign of Salome Alexandra there was tension between Chalcis and the Hasmonean kingdom. When …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chalcis — n. the type genus of the {Chalcididae}. Syn: genus {Chalcis}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CHALCIS — (Euboea, Negropont), port on the Greek island of Euboea. Josephus mentions the Jewish settlement at Euboea in his Antiquities (14:2). The 12th century traveler benjamin of tudela found 200 Jews there, who were silk manufacturers and dyers. The… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chalcis — CHALCIS, ĭdis, Gr. Χαλκὶς, ίδος, (⇒ Tab. XIV.) eine von den zwölf Töchtern des Asopus und der Methone, Diod. Sic. lib. IV. c. 74. p. 190. von welcher die Stadt Chalcis, in Euböa, den Namen haben soll. Eustath. ad Hom. Il. Β. v. 537 …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Chalcis — Chalcis, Stadt, s. Chalkis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Chalcis — Chalcis, alte Hauptstadt der Insel Euböa, jetzt Egripo oder Negroponte, an der Meerenge des Euripus gelegen, einst reich und stark bevölkert, unterlag frühe der Nachbarstadt Athen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Chalcis — [kal′sis] seaport in E Greece, on WC Euboea: pop. 45,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Chalcis — This article is about the Greek city. For the ancient city in Syria of the same name, see Chalcis, Syria. Chalcis Chalkida Χαλκίδα Chalcis seafront …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcis — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chalcis. 38° 28′ 00″ N 23° 36′ 00″ E / …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CHALCIS — I. CHALCIS Graece Χαλκὶς, nomen avis, ἀπὸ τῆς χάλκης; quibusdam noctua est, quae Graecis γλαῦξ. Item piscis, et serpentis, quibus similiter non tam a patria, quam a colore coeurleo, de quo diximus supra in voce Calcha, illud haesit. Et quidem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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