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Aglaus

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Aglaus was a semi-mythological poor citizen of Psophis in Arcadia. When King Gyges, king of Lydia asked the Delphic oracle whether any man was happier than he was, the oracle pronounced Aglaus to be happier on account of his contentedness. Pausanias places Aglaus in the time of Croesus.

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  1. Apanteles Aglaus
  2. Species Apanteles Aglaus

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Google previewA new general English dictionary; to which is prefixed a compendious English grammar, begun by T. Dyche and finish'd by W. Pardon (1781)

by Thomas Dyche, William Pardon

Adummira Aen or Ain Aifanius Africa Aga Agaba Agabus Agag Agala Agamedes Agamemnon Agameitor Aganippe Agapetus Agatha Agatlio Agathocles Ag«e Agesilaus Aglais Aglaus Agnes Ag'icola Agrippa Agrippas Agaippina Agiippinus ...

Google previewThe New Spelling Dictionary, Teaching to Write and Pronounce the English Tongue with Ease and Propriety ... (1783)

by John Entick

Aglaui'os, the daughter of Erečtheus king of Athens, turned into a stone by Mercury Aglaus, a poor Arcadian, judged by Apollo to be happier than Gyges king of Lydia Agonális, feasis of Jai.us - Ajax, the son of Telamon and Hesione, and one of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Aglaus orPleisthenes were slaughtered byAtreus who served them as a meal to Thyestes. Atreus is the father of Agamemnon ...

Google previewWalker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1830)

Corrected and Enlarged with Upwards of Three Thousand Words by Rev. John Davis (A.M., of Belfast, Eng.)

Archelaus, Menelaus, Aglaus, Agesilaus, Protesilaus, Nicolaus, Iolaus, Hermolaus, Critolaus, Aristolaus, Dorylaus, Amphiaraus. Accent the Antepenultimate. Imaus,” Emmaus, GEnomaus, Danaus. BUS—Accent the Antepenultimate. Agabus ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2L1A1U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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