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Definition of the noun Aminta

What does Aminta mean as a name of something?

Aminta is a genus of Fanniidae, described by Robineau-Desvoidy in 1830.

Characters

  1. Aminta is a fictional character from the 1976 film The Black Maid.
  2. Aminta is a fictional character from the 2010 film Siggil.

Writings

"Aminta" is a play written by Torquato Tasso in 1573, represented during a garden party at the court of Ferrara. Both the actors and the public were noble persons living at the Court, who could understand subtle allusions the poet made to that style of life, in contrast with the life of shepherds, represented in an idyllic way.

  • also known as "Amintas a pastoral", L'Aminta

Phrases with Aminta

Phrases starting with the word Aminta:

  1. Aminta Grisea
  2. Aminta Floralis
  3. Aminta Rivularis

Phrase ending with the word Aminta:

  1. Genus Aminta

Other phrases containing the word Aminta:

  1. Species Aminta Grisea
  2. Species Aminta Floralis
  3. Species Aminta Rivularis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aminta

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Google previewConvention and Transgression (1997)

The Theatre of Emilio Carballido by Jacqueline Eyring Bixler

Aminta is an older version of 1: COMEDY PURE AND SIMPLE 41.

Google previewSelected Poetry (2002)

by Victor Hugo, Steven Monte

The shepherd Aminta is the hero of Tasso's pastoral play of that name. Leonore is a common name in Italian novels. For Plautus, see the notes to 'Reply to an act of accusation'. Alcantor is a character in Molière's The Forced Marriage.

Google previewA general bibliographical dictionary (1837)

by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne

Aminta favola boscareccia. Ven., (Aldo), 1581. 8 °.

Google previewDictionary of Mexican Literature (1992)

by Eladio Cortés

" Aminta Rovero," and a series of five interrelated tales under the general title " Noche al raso" (Night in the Open). "Buondelmonti" is set in Europe during the Middle ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1899)

by William Harrison De Puy

The Aminta is a astoral drama of very simple plot, but of exquisite ical charm. It appeared at the critical moment when modern music, under Palestrina's impulse, was becoming the main art of Italy. The honeyed melo. dies and sensuous ...

Google previewThe general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers (1816)

by New and general biographical dictionary

Rinaldo" had fifteen, and "Aminta" fifty-eight, without reckoning those which appeared out of Italy. Of the translations of the first poem, Serassi mentions eleven in the different dialects of the Italian, and twenty-three in the other languages in ...

Google previewThe General Biographical Dictionary Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons; ... a New Ed. by Alex. Chalmers (1816)

by Alexander Chalmers

Rinaldo” had fifteen, and “Aminta” fifty-eight, without reckoning those which appeared out of Italy. Of the translations of the first poem,- Serassi mentions eleven in the different dialects of the Italian, and twenty-three in the other languages in ...

Google previewThe General Biographical Dictionary (1816)

Containing an Hist. and Crit. Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time. Su - To by Alexander Chalmers

Rinaldo" had fifteen, and "Aminta" fifty-eight, without reckoning those which appeared out of Italy. Of the translations of the first poem, Serassi mentions eleven. in the different dialects of the Italian, and twenty-three in the other languages in ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1N1T1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of AMINTA

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