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Definition of the noun Aetius

What does Aetius mean as a name of something?

Aetius is a genus of Corinnidae, described by Cambridge in 1897.

Aetius is a genus of Pentatomidae, described by Distant in 1901.


  1. Aetius of Antioch was a 1st- or 2nd-century BC doxographer and Eclectic philosopher.
    • profession: Philosopher
  2. Aetius was a politician of the Eastern Roman Empire, praefectus urbi of Constantinople and praetorian prefect of the East.
  3. Aetius a.k.a. Aëtius of Antioch, surnamed "the Atheist" by his trinitarian enemies, founder of an Arian Christian movement, was a native of Coele-Syria.

There are other people with in their name, like Flavius Aetius.

Phrases with Aetius

Phrases starting with the word Aetius:

  1. Aetius Nocturnus
  2. Aetius Decollatus

Phrases ending with the word Aetius:

  1. genus Aetius
  2. Entedon Aetius
  3. Omphale Aetius
  4. Psychonotis Aetius
  5. Species Entedon Aetius
  6. Species Psychonotis Aetius

Other phrases containing the word Aetius:

  1. Species Aetius Nocturnus
  2. Species Aetius Decollatus

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Google previewDefending Rome: The Masters of the Soldiers (2011)

by Julian Reynolds

Aetius is the one ...

Google previewMessrs. Longman, Rees, Orme, & Co.'s List of New Works and New Editions, Lately Published; July 1836 (1836)

Aetius is the first author who mentions it as a medicine. In England it was little used before the beginning of the sixteenth century. European practitioners prescribe musk in gout, tetanus, epilepsy, cholera, hooping-cough, hydrophobia, and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

AEtius is the first person who mentions it. It *YS- seems, however, to have been very early known to the eastern nations. It is much used in medicine. It is a powerful stimulant; it is considered as peculiarly efficacious in diseases of the urinary ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biography. Comprising the most eminent characters of all ages, nations, and professions ... Embellished with numerous portraits (1831)

by Richard Alfred DAVENPORT

AETIUS, a physician, wholived towards the end of the fifth or beginning of the sixth ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Being a Continuation of "The Dictionary of the Bible": Naamanes-Zuntfredus (1887)

by Sir William Smith, Henry Wace

a conspiracy to place him on the throne was formed by some of the great officers of the palace, who were displeased at the ascendency the eunuch Aetius had acquired over the empress. On the night of October 3lst, the ...

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: The early, medieval, and Reformation eras (2008)

by Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke

ELIZABETH GERHARDT Advowson see Patron and Patronage Right Aetius of Antioch (c. 313–c. 365/367), bishop and a leader in the neo-Arian Anomoean party. Born perhaps in Cilicia, Aetius ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

In 437 the Germanic BURGUNDII while attempting to expand into Gaul were defeated by the Huns, who probably attacked them with the complicity of the Romans under General Flavius Aetius, who had spent time among the Huns as a boy ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1T1I1U1S1

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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