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Definition of the noun agrippa

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  1. Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)


  1. Agrippa was a Greek astronomer. The only thing that is known about him regards an astronomical observation that he made in 92 AD, which is cited by Ptolemy. Ptolemy writes that in the twelfth year of the reign of Domitian, on the seventh day of the Bithynian month Metrous, Agrippa observed the occultation of a part of the Pleiades by the southernmost part of the Moon.
    • profession: Astronomer
  2. Agrippa: In Greco-Roman mythology, Agrippa was a descendant of Aeneas and King of Alba Longa, the capital of Latium, southeast of Rome. He was listed as king of Alba Longa in the time of Augustus. Some speculate that this was done in order to give prestige to Augustus' friend and son in law Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa. He was also great great great great grandfather to the famous founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus.

There are other people with in their name, like Agrippa Hull, Herod Agrippa, Agrippa Castor, Camillo Agrippa, Agrippa Postumus, Herod Agrippa II, agrippa d'aubigné, Vibulenus Agrippa, Agrippa the Skeptic, Marcus Asinius Agrippa and many others.


Agrippa is a fictional character from the 1963 film Cleopatra.


  1. Agrippa is a lunar impact crater that is located at the southeast edge of the Mare Vaporum. It is located to the north of the crater Godin, and the irregular Tempel lies just to the east. To the north and northeast, the rille designated Rima Ariadaeus follows a course to the east-southeast, reaching the western edge of Mare Tranquillitatis. It is named after the 1st century Greek astronomer Agrippa.
    • also known as آگریپا
  2. Agrippa is a Latin praenomen, or personal name, which was most common during the early centuries of the Roman Republic. It was sometimes abbreviated Agr., or occasionally Agripp.; both forms are found in the Capitoline Fasti. Despite ending in -a, it is a masculine name. The feminine form was probably Agrippina, which is also found as a cognomen, or surname, but no examples of its use as a praenomen have survived.
  3. Agrippa is a website.

Phrases with Agrippa

  1. Thecla Agrippa
  2. Oliarus Agrippa
  3. Perichares Agrippa
  4. Species Oliarus Agrippa
  5. marcus vipsanius agrippa
  6. Species Perichares Agrippa

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Google previewObserving the Moon (2013)

by Peter T. Wlasuk

Agrippa is a walled plain, about 45 km (28 miles) across, characterized by rather steep terraced walls that usually appear...

Google previewAnimal, Vegetable, Digital (2016)

Experiments in New Media Aesthetics and Environmental Poetics by Elizabeth Swanstrom

Agrippa is an archive, but one that multiplies the Freudian and Derridean notion of that word and, as a consequence, explodes various levels of authority via its processes of proliferation. It is a presentation of an enduring ecology that, because ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)


Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

AGRIPPA, Cornelius, born at Cologne in i486, a man of considerable learning, and by common report a great magician ; for the monks ...

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Small photo of ROME - APRIL 13: The interior of the Pantheon on April 13, 2008 in Rome, Italy. Built by Agrippa on 27 BC was a temple for all the gods of ancient Rome. It is a Christian church from 609.Small photo of The statue Odeon of Agrippa, at the Ancient Agora, Athens, GreeceSmall photo of Pantheon Cupola Oculus Hole Ceiling Rome Italy Basilica Palatina First built in 27BC by Agrippa and rebuilt by Hadrian in the Second Century Became oldest church in 609 Oculus is open to the airSmall photo of Pantheon Cupola Oculus Hole Ceiling Rome Italy Basilica Palatina First built in 27BC by Agrippa and rebuilt by Hadrian in the Second Century Became oldest church in 609 Oculus is open to the airSmall photo of Detail of Agrippa tower of the Acropolis Propylaea in summer, GreeceSmall photo of Ancient ruins of the Odeon of Agrippa at the Agora, Athens, GreeceSmall photo of 3PM Pantheon Rome Italy Basilica Palatina built 27BC by Agrippa Oldest church Rome. Cupola Oculus Hole in Ceiling creates sundial effect. At 3PM three pillars light up to tell the time More...

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Scrabble value of A1G2R1I1P3P3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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