Cnidus
geographical name ancient town SW Asia Minor in Caria

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cnidus — Cnidus, Stadt, s. Knidos …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cnidus — [nī′dəs] ancient Dorian city in Caria, SW Asia Minor: taken by Persians (540 B.C. ) …   English World dictionary

  • Cnidus — Cnidean, adj. /nuy deuhs/, n. an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 B.C. * * * Ancient Greek coastal city, southwestern Anatolia. An important commercial centre and the… …   Universalium

  • Cnidus — Die beiden Häfen von Knidos und Reste der Anlagen. Knidos (griech. Κνίδος; lat. Cnidus) ist eine antike Hafenstadt im Südwesten Kleinasiens. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Lage 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cnidus —    A town and harbour on the extreme south west of the peninsula of Doris in Asia Minor. Paul sailed past it on his voyage to Rome after leaving Myra (Acts 27:7) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Cnidus — Cni•dus [[t]ˈnaɪ dəs[/t]] n. geg anh an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 b.c …   From formal English to slang

  • Cnidus — /ˈnaɪdəs/ (say nuyduhs) noun an ancient city of Caria, in south western Asia Minor; Athenian naval victory over the Spartans, 394 BC …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cnidus — Cnidean, adj. /nuy deuhs/, n. an ancient city in SW Asia Minor, in Caria: the Athenians defeated the Spartans in a naval battle near here 394 B.C …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnidus (Titularbistum) — Cnidus (ital.: Cnido) ist ein Titularbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf einen untergegangenen Bischofssitz in der antiken Stadt Knidos in der kleinasiatischen Landschaft Karien. Der Bischofssitz war der Kirchenprovinz… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CNIDUS vel GNIDUS — CNIDUS, vel GNIDUS Plinio, l. 5. c. 28. et aliis, Stadia, Capo Crio reste Sophianô, Chio aliis, Doridis in Caria urbs, et promontor, quod inter oram australem et occiduam in mare velut peninsula excurrit contra Nisyrum insulam. Baudrando inter… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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