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Aeneus: In Greek mythology, Aeneus was the legendary founder of the ancient Thracian city of Aenus. He was the father of Cyzicus. He is sometimes confused with the famous legendary hero Aeneas, due solely to the similarity in spelling. Aeneus' parentage has been given as Apollo and Stilbe, daughter of the Thessalian river-god Peneus. This would make Aeneas the brother of Lapithes and Centaurus, the founders of the ancient Lapith and Centaur tribes in Thessaly. However, this Aeneus may have been intended as the eponymous founder of the Aenianes, another Thessalian tribe, and may not be the same as the founder of the Thracian city of Aenus. Given that the ancient city of Cyzicus was said to be founded by Thessalians, this Thessalian Aeneus may have been intended as the father of the mythical person named Cyzicus, founder of the city of the same name.
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A Cyclopedia of Agriculture (1855)
Practical and Scientific ... by John Chalmers Morton
MELIGETHES AENEUs is a minute beetle, which flies about turnips in flower, sometimes swarming on them; they probably breed there and feed upon the pollen. They are only one or one and a fourth line long, varying from blue to green ...
Prison Hostage (1997)
The Siege of the Walls Prison in Huntsville, Texas by Ronald W. Robinson
Aeneus is a human hero, vested with all human ...
by Morley R. Kare
Oxybelis aeneus is a brown, slender, widespread neotropical snake that remains in low shrubs (Henderson, 1974). It has a slightly bifid tongue which can be extended or retracted painfully slowly as well as in typical serpent fashion (Keiser , ...
The Evolution of the Genome (2011)
by T. Ryan Gregory
The callichtyid catfish Corydoras aeneus is an unresolved diploid- tetraploid ...
by Brian Ward
aeneus is an industrious scavenger, grubbing about in the gravel but seldom disturbing properly rooted plants. It is an air- breather, like others of the genus, and periodically rushes to the surface to take in a bubble of air, which is later ...
by James A. Jobling
aeneus of a bronze colour, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi
Linear or filiform leaf blades glabrous or pilose, leaves flat or involute, panicle narrowly pyramidal with branches naked at the base, smooth spikelets, similar to Sporobolus aeneus, see De Graminibus Paniceis 23. 1826, Enumeratio Plantarum ...
by Ian W. Southon, John Buckingham
Melodinus aeneus Alkaloid D A-00310 Struct, unknown Bisindole alkaloid. Alkaloid from Melodinus aeneus (Apocynaceae). No phys. props, recorded. M.W. = 534. Baassou, S. et al.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
(Latin, aeneus = brazen, made of copper or brass + -osus = full of ; possessing qualities of) Descriptive of structure bright brassy or golden green in colour. Term used frequently in taxonomic descriptions to indicate a lustrous ...
by Emanuel Strauss
aeneus esto, ...
Wherever the large-mouthed bass is found this fish is Bock Bass (Centarchus aeneus). plentiful. It rarely exceeds 10 inches in length and 2 lbs. in weight. 10. The rock bass (0. aeneus). Its color is dark coppery yellow, banded with irregular ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
aeneous, aeneus a. [L. aeneus, of bronze] Bright brassy or golden green in color. aerate v.t. [Gr. aer, air] To combine or charge with air; to supply or ...
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