Aeacus

Aeacus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Aiakos Date: circa 1510 a son of Zeus who is given the Myrmidons as followers and becomes on his death a judge of the underworld

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  • Aeacus — (also spelled Eäcus, Greek polytonic|Αἴακος , bewailing or earth borne fact|date=October 2008) was a mythological king of the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf.He was son of Zeus and Aegina, a daughter of the river god Asopus. [Citation last …   Wikipedia

  • Aeacus —   [lateinisch], griechischer Mythos: Aiakos …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aeacus — [ē′ə kəs] n. [L < Gr Aiakos] Gr. Myth. a king of Aegina who, after he dies, becomes one of the three judges of the dead in the lower world, with Minos and Rhadamanthus …   English World dictionary

  • AEACUS — I. AEACUS Iovis ex Europa, sive ex Aegina fil. Hie apud Oenopiam (sic quidem legitur, sed nisi mendum sit apud Strabonem, Oenonem legendum est) regnâsse dicitur, quem, ex nomine matris, Aeginam nominavit. Ovid. Met. l. 7. Fab. 25. Oenopiam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aeacus — /ee euh keuhs/, n. Class. Myth. a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles. * * * ▪ Greek mythology       in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Aegina, the daughter of the river god Asopus; Aeacus was the father of Telamon and… …   Universalium

  • Aeacus — /ˈiəkəs/ (say eeuhkuhs) noun Greek Legend a son of Zeus; grandfather of Achilles and a judge in the lower world. Compare Minos, Rhadamanthys …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aeacus — /ee euh keuhs/, n. Class. Myth. a judge in Hades, a son of Zeus and grandfather of Achilles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Troides aeacus — Troides aeacus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Troides aeacus — Troides aeacus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Troides aeacus — Taxobox name = Golden Birdwing image caption = Female regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Papilionidae genus = Troides species = T. aeacus binomial = Troides aeacus binomial authority = C R Felder …   Wikipedia

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