Phocis
geographical name region central Greece N of Gulf of Corinth • Phocian adjective or noun

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  • PHOCIS — regio Achaiae, inter Boeotiam et Aetoliam ad Occidentem in qua Delphi urbs, et Parnassus mons cum Helicone. Ov id. Met. l. 1. v. 313. Septarat Aonios Actaeis Phocis ab arvis. Dionys. v. 437. Τῷ δ᾿ ἐπὶ Φωκὶς ἄρουρα πρὸς ἀντολίην τε καὶ ἠῶ,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Phocis — Phocis, s. Phokis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Phocis — Phocis, Landschaft in Mittelgriechenland, an Lokris, Doris, Thessalien und Böotien gränzend, etwa 36 QM. groß, enthielt Delphi (s.d.). Die Phocenser waren Dorier u. spielten eine untergeordnete Rolle, bis sie, wegen Benutzung des dem delphischen… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Phocis — [fō′sis] ancient region in central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: chief city, Delphi …   English World dictionary

  • Phocis — Infobox Pref GR name = Phocis name local = Φωκίδα country = Greeceprefecture = Phocis periph = Central Greece capital = Amfissa population = 49,576 population as of = 2005 pop rank = 47th pop dens = 23.4 popdens rank = 51st area = 2,120.564 area… …   Wikipedia

  • Phocis — /foh sis/, n. an ancient district in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth: site of Delphic oracle. * * * Ancient territory, central Greece. It extended north from the Gulf of Corinth over the range of Mount Parnassus to the Locrian Mountains …   Universalium

  • Phocis — Antiguo territorio en Grecia central. Se extendía desde el golfo de Corinto hacia el norte por la cadena montañosa del monte Parnaso, hasta limitar con las montañas de Locri. Sus principales ciudades eran Elatea, Delfos y Daulis. La información… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Phocis — Lage von Phokis und Delphi in Griechenland Phokis (altgr. Φωκίς) war eine antike Gebirgslandschaft in Mittelgriechenland. Sie hatte eine Fläche von ca. 1615 km². Da Phokis nicht reich an natürlichen Ressourcen war, rührte seine Bedeutung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phocis — noun A periphery in the southwest Central Greece and north northeast of the Peloponnese. The capital is presently located in its largest city Amphissa …   Wiktionary

  • PHOCIS —    a province of ancient Greece, W. of Boeotia, and N. of the Gulf of Corinth; was traversed by the mountain range of Parnassus, and contained the oracle of Apollo at Delphi; allied to Athens in the Peloponnesian War, the Phocians were crushed in …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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