Mysia
geographical name ancient country NW Asia Minor bordering on the Propontis • Mysian adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • MYSIA — regio minoris Asiae ad hellespontum, Troadi contermina: cuius incolae Mysi, abiectissimae conditionis homines, sortisque adeo contemptae, ut cesserint in proverbium. Quoties enim hominem nullius pretii volebant denotare, Mysorum ultimum esse… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Mysia — Mysia, nordwestliche Landschaft Kleinasiens, grenzte an die Propontis, das Ägäische Meer, Lydien, Phrygien u. Bithynien, davon durch den Rhyndakos getrennt, u. begriff die jetzige Provinz Karasi u. den westlichen Theil von Khodawendkiar im Ejalet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mysia — MYSIA, æ, Gr. Μυσία, ας, ein Beynamen der Ceres, den sie, nach einigen, von einem gewissen Argiven, der Mysius geheissen, bekommen, als der ihr 59 Stadia von Pallene einen besondern Tempel errichtete, worinnen nachher ihr Fest ganzer sieben Tage… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Mysia — [mish′ē ə] ancient region in NW Asia Minor, on the Propontis Mysian adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Mysia — For other uses, see Mysia (disambiguation). Mysia Ancient Region of Anatolia Location North western Anatolia Largest city Pergamon Roman province Asia …   Wikipedia

  • Mysia — Mysian, adj., n. /mish ee euh/, n. an ancient country in NW Asia Minor. * * * ▪ ancient district, Turkey       ancient district in northwest Anatolia adjoining the Sea of Marmara on the north and the Aegean Sea on the west. A vague inland… …   Universalium

  • Mysia —    A province in the north west of Asia Minor. On his first voyage to Europe (Acts 16:7, 8) Paul passed through this province and embarked at its chief port Troas …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Mysia — Part of N. Asia Minor on the Aegean Sea; Paul passed through two of its cities (Troas, Acts 16:8, and Assos, Acts 20:13) …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Mysia — n. (Archaic) former country in northwestern Asia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mysia — My•si•a [[t]ˈmɪʃ i ə[/t]] n. geg anh an ancient country in NW Asia Minor My′si•an, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

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