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Aedesia was a female philosopher of the Neoplatonic school who lived in Alexandria in the fifth century. She was a relation of Syrianus and the wife of Hermias, and was equally celebrated for her beauty and her virtues. After the death of her husband, she devoted herself to relieving the wants of the distressed and the education of her children, Ammonius and Heliodorus. She accompanied the latter to Athens, where they went to study philosophy, and was received with great distinction by all the philosophers there, and especially by Proclus, to whom she had been betrothed by Syrianus, when she was quite young. She lived to a considerable age, and her funeral oration was pronounced by Damascius, who was then a young man, in hexameter verses.
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by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Poaceae Aedesia O. Hiffm. 1897. Asteraceae. 3 trop. West Africa Aegialina Schult. = Rostraria Trin. Poaceae Aegialitis Trin. = Rostraria Trin. Poaceae Aegialitis R. Br. 1810. Plumbaginaceae.
And Exposition of the English Language ... by John Walker
Asia, Chadasia, Lasia, Seplasia, Amasia, Aspasia, Therasia, Agirasia, Austrasia, Anastasia, Arbsia, AEsia, Caesia, Maesia, AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia, Moesia, Merpesia,0cresia, Euphratesia, Artesia, Suesia, Bisia, Calisia, Provisia, ...
Corrected and Enlarged with Upwards of Three Thousand Words by Rev. John Davis (A.M., of Belfast, Eng.)
sia, AEsia, Caesia, Maesia, AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia , ...
To which are Prefixed Principles of English Pronunciation ... Likewise Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London for Avoiding Their Respective Peculiarities ... by John Walker
Caesa, Maesia, AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia, Moesia, Merpesia,0cresia, Euphratesia, Artesia, Suesia, Bisia, Calisia, Provisia, Hortonsia, Chenobosia, Leucosia, Pandosia, Theodosia, Arachosia, Orthosia, Rosia, Thesprosia, Sosia, Lipsia, ...
Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words by Noah Webster
Asia, Chadasia, Lasia, Seplasia, Amasia, Aspasia, Therasia, Agirasia, Austrasia, Anastasia, Arbsia, ia, Caesia, Maesia, AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia, Moesia, Merpesia, Ocresia, Euphratesia, Artesia, Suesia, Bisia, Calisia, Provi. sia, ...
A Classical Dictionary ... A new edition, revised and considerably enlarged, by the Rev. T. Smith (1839)
AEDESIA, an AEgyptian woman, wife of Hermias, whose life has been written by Suidas. AEDESSA, or EDESSA, a town of Macedonia, near Pella, was the burying place of the Macedonian kings. It is now Wodena. Liv. — Polyb.— Justin. 7. c.
Or, Explanation of the Names of Persons and Places in the Departments of Biblical, Political, and Ecclesiastical History, Mythology, Heraldry, Biography, Bibliography, Geography, and Numismatics. Illustrated by Portraits and Medallic Cuts by George Crabb
AEDESIA (Biog.) an AEgyptian woman, wife of Hermias, and a relation to Samias the philosopher, is described by Suidas, as a pattern of virtue and prudence. AEDESIUS (Biog.) a native of Cappadocia, and a disciple of Iamblichus, though of ...
by Francis GOULDMAN
With a Definition of the Moneys, Weights, and Measures of All Countries, by Peter Lund Simmonds
Aedesia, the ltalian name por roofing slates. Aedite, an ancient Spanish coln. Annoise, the French name for siate. Aednuea, or Aednunum, a Hindoo name for ginger. Ahe, the unity of surface in French measures ; a square of ten metres on a ...
Johnson's English Dictionary (1835)
by Samuel Johnson
Eil Cesia, Masia, AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia. Most Morpesia, Ocresia, Euphratesia, Artesia, Suesia. Hsi Calisia, Provisia, Hortensia, Chenobosia, Leucosia, hy dosia, Theodosia, Arachosie, Orthosia, Rosia. Thersia, Sosia, Lipsia , Nupsia, ...
Including Scientific Terms : to which are Added Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names, Much Enlarged : and a Pronouncing Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names by Joseph Emerson Worcester
AEdesia, Artemesia, Magnesia, Moesia, Merpesia, Ocresia, Euphratesia, Artesia, Suesia, Bisia, Calisia, Provisia, Hortensia, Chenobosia, Leucosia, Pandosia, Theodosia, Arachosia, Orthosia, Rosia, Thesprosia, Sosia, Lipsia, Nupsia, ...
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