geographical name ancient town in Sicily on S slope of Mt. Etna

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  • HYBLA — mons Siciliae, thymi copiâ, salicum, et apibus abundans, una cum opp. ciusdem nominis ab Hyblo Rege dicto. Strabo l. 6. p. 267. a Doriensibus conditam scribit. Mart. in Xeniis l. 13. Epigr. 104. cuius Epigraphe Favi Siculi. Cum dederis Siculos… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Hybla — (a. Geogr.), 1) (H. major), Stadt auf Sicilien, am südlichen Abhang des Ätna u. am Symäthos; ein alter Ort der Siculer, wo die Göttin Hybläa verehrt wurde, deren Priester Traum u. Zeichendeuter waren; 2) (H. minor, H. Heraea) Stadt im Innern von… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hybla — Hybla, im Altertum Name mehrerer Städte Siziliens: 1) H. Geleatis, am südwestlichen Abhang des Ätna, ursprünglich Stadt der Sikuler, zu Pausanias Zeit verfallen; jetzt Paterno. – 2) H. bei Megara, heute Melilli. – 3) H. Heräa, beim H. Chiaramonte …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hybla — In geography, Hybla may refer to any of several different sites in ancient Sicily [The circumstance that there were so many towns called Hybla in Sicily probably arose from the fact mentioned by Pausanias, that there was a local divinity of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hybla Heraea — or Hybla Hera (Greek: polytonic|Ὕβλα Ἡραία or polytonic|Ὕβλα Ἥρα) was an ancient city of Sicily; its site is at the modern località of Ibla, in the comune of Ragusa. There were at least three (and possibly as many as five) cities [The… …   Wikipedia

  • Hybla Gereatis — (Greek: polytonic|Ὕβλα ἡ Γελεᾶτις), is the name of an ancient city of Sicily, located on the southern slope of Mount Etna, not far from the river Symaethus, in the modern comune of Paternò. There were at least three (and possibly as many as five) …   Wikipedia

  • Hybla Menor — es mencionada por Esteban de Bizancio como Hybla Mikra y por Pausanias como Hybla Gereatis) . Era probablemente una ciudad griega, colonia de Megara. Fue fundada sobre la ciudad sícula de Hybla, con el nombre de Megara, y fue destruida por Gelón… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hybla Major — or Hybla Maior or Hybla Magna (Greek: polytonic|Ὕβλα Μεγάλη = Hybla Megale) ndash; the Greater Hybla ndash; was a used to identify the most important of the ancient cities named Hybla in Sicily. ControversyThere is much debate as to which of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hybla Valley (Virginia) — Hybla Valley, Virginia Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hybla Valley — Hybla Valley, VA U.S. Census Designated Place in Virginia Population (2000): 16721 Housing Units (2000): 6515 Land area (2000): 3.050349 sq. miles (7.900368 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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