Sicyon
or Greek Sikyon geographical name ancient city S Greece in NE Peloponnese NW of Corinth

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  • Sicyon — SICỸON, ónis, Gr. Σικυὼν, ῶνος, (⇒ Tab. VI.) war, nach einigen, Marathons, nach andern, Metions, nach den dritten, des Erechtheus, und, nach den vierten, des Pelops Sohn, welchen Lamedon zu seinem Gehülfen wider die Achäer annahm und ihm dafür… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Sicyon — Sicyon, s. Sikyon …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sicyon — Sicyon, uralte griech. Stadt in der Nähe von Korinth, mit einem kleinen Gebiete, geschichtlich erst spät von Bedeutung, als durch ihren Beitritt 251 v. Chr. der achäische Bund eine größere Ausdehnung erlangte. S. war Sitz der Erzgießerei u. einer …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Sicyon — For the modern municipality, see Sikyona. Sicyon (Σικυών) was an ancient Greek city situated in the northern Peloponnesus between Corinth and Achaea. The king list given by Pausanias [Pausanias 2.5.6 6.7.] comprises twenty four kings, beginning… …   Wikipedia

  • Sicyon — Sicyonian /sis ee oh nee euhn/, adj., n. /sish ee on , sis /, n. an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth. * * * Ancient city, northern Peloponnese, southern Greece. Located 11 mi (18 km) northwest of Corinth, Sicyon was influential in Greek… …   Universalium

  • SICYON — I. SICYON inter vetustos Sicyoniorum Reges XIX. vulgo ponitur, urbique nomen dedisse traditur, sed praeter Historiae fidem, uti mox videbimus. II. SICYON locus Africae, ubi Crathis fluv. in Oceanum exit, et electrum nascitur. Plin. l. 19. c. 8.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • SICYON —    a celebrated city of ancient Greece, was situated near the Corinthian Gulf, 7 m. NW. of Corinth; was an important centre of Grecian art, especially of bronze sculptures and painting; in the time of Aratus (251 B.C.) figured as one of the chief …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sicyon — Si•cy•on [[t]ˈsɪʃ iˌɒn, ˈsɪs [/t]] n. geg anh an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth …   From formal English to slang

  • Sicyon — /ˈsɪʃiən/ (say sisheeuhn) noun an ancient city in southern Greece, near Corinth, a centre of painting and sculpture …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sicyon — Sicyonian /sis ee oh nee euhn/, adj., n. /sish ee on , sis /, n. an ancient city in S Greece, near Corinth …   Useful english dictionary

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