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Aeetes

Definition of the noun Aeetes

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Aeetes is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Alonso-Zarazaga & Lyal in 1999.

Explanation

Aeetes a.k.a. Aeëtes: In Greek mythology, Aeëtes was a King of Colchis, son of the sun-god Helios and the Oceanid Perseis, brother of Circe and Pasiphaë, and father of Medea, Chalciope and Absyrtus. His consorts were Eidyia and either Asterodia the Oceanid, Neaera the Nereid. According to others, he was brother of Perses, a king of Tauris, husband of his niece Hecate, and father of Medea, Chalciope and Absyrtus. Yet other versions make Aeëtes a native of Corinth and son of Ephyra, or else of a certain Antiope.

Phrases with Aeetes

  1. Genus Aeetes
  2. Euthalia Aeetes

Printed books with definitions for Aeetes

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Google previewThe Medea of Euripides (1900)

by Euripides

Aeetes is the son of Helios and brother of Circe.2 In the early form of the myth Aea, the land where the golden fleece is kept, is an enchanted island in a ...

Google previewThe Art of Veiled Speech (2015)

Self-Censorship from Aristophanes to Hobbes by Han Baltussen, Peter J. Davis

like pelias, Aeetes is a tyrant, a king who acts ...

Google previewWelcome to Your Designer Planet! (2007)

A Brief Account of the Cosmogony on Earth by Richard Leviton

King Aeetes is the son of ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1E1T1E1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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