Bithynian
adjective or noun see Bithynia

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  • Bithynian — See Bithynia. * * * …   Universalium

  • bithynian — bi·thyn·i·an …   English syllables

  • bithynian — I. nēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Bithynia, ancient country of northwestern Asia Minor (from Latin, from Greek) + English an 1. : of, relating to, or characte …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bithynia — Bithynian, adj., n. /bi thin ee euh/, n. an ancient state in NW Asia Minor. * * * Ancient country, northwestern Anatolia. Bounded by the Sea of Marmara, the Bosporus, and the Black Sea, it was settled by Thracians in the late 2nd millennium BC.… …   Universalium

  • Diophanes of Nicaea — or Diophanes the Bithynian was an ancient Greek agricultural writer of the 1st century BC. He was a native of or associated with the city of Nicaea in Bithynia (northwestern Anatolia). Diophanes abridged into six books the very lengthy farming… …   Wikipedia

  • Chalcedon — • A titular see of Asia Minor. The city was founded 676 B. C. by the Megarians on the Bithynian coast, opposite the place where a little later Byzantium rose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Chalcedon     Chalcedon …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Orsabaris — Orsabaris[1], also spelt as Orsobaris[2] (Greek: η Όρσάβαρις, η Ορσοβάριος, meaning in Persian: brilliant Venus[3], flourished 1st century BC) was a Princess from the Kingdom of Pontus. Orsabaris was of Greek Macedonian and Persian ancestry. She… …   Wikipedia

  • Bithynia — geographical name ancient country NW Asia Minor bordering on the Sea of Marmara & Black Sea • Bithynian adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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