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Apaturia

Definition of the noun Apaturia

What does Apaturia mean as a name of something?

Apaturia is a genus of Orchidaceae.

Apaturia is a genus of Nymphalidae, described by Sodovsky in 1837.

Apaturia is a kind of Orchidaceae.

Explanation

Apaturia were Ancient Greek festivals held annually by all the Ionian towns, except Ephesus and Colophon. At Athens the Apaturia took place on the 11th, 12th and 13th days of the month Pyanepsion, on which occasion the various phratries, or clans, of Attica met to discuss their affairs.

Phrases with Apaturia

  1. Genus Apaturia
  2. Marcia Apaturia
  3. Hemitapes Apaturia
  4. Species Marcia Apaturia
  5. Species Hemitapes Apaturia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Apaturia

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Google previewThe Canadian Journal (1875)

Apaturia is a word derived from Abishur. Patera, Petra and Abadir are three terms relating to ancient idolatry that had the same original. The Patera, a sacrificial implement out of which wine was poured, belonged peculiarly to the worship of ...

Google previewThe Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History (1875)

Apaturia is a word derived from Abishur. Patera, Petra and Abadir are three terms relating to ancient idolatry that had the same original. The Patent, a sacrificial implement out of which wine was poured, belonged peculiarly to the worship of ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Rosaceae 169 Apaturia Lindley Orchidaceae Origins: Apaturia, a.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

APATURIA. [from ««n, fraud,! in antiquity, a so'emn feast celebrated by the Athenians in honour of Bacchus. It is laid to have been instituted in memory of afradulent victory obtained by Mc- Janthus, king of Athens, over Xanthus, king of Bocetia, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

APATURIA, in Antiquity, a solemn feast celebrated by the Athenians in honour of Bacchus. The word is usually derived from zwaro, fraud. It is said to have been instituted in memory of a fraudulent victory obtained by Melanthus, king of Athens , ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary (1841)

Containing ... Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors, and Intended to Elucidate ... Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans ... an Account of Coins, Weights and Measures ... by Charles Anthon

The Apaturia was peculiar to the great Ionic race. The festival lasted three days; the first day was called dopteia, because suppers (66pmot) were prepared for all those who belonged to the same Phratria. The second day was called āvūsīāvals ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary Containing an Account of the Principal Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors [and Intended to Elucidate All the Important Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans (1869)

Together with an Account of Coins, Weights, and Measures, with Tabular Values of the Same.] by Charles Anthon

The Apaturia was peculiar to the great Ionic race. The festival lasted three days ; the first day was called Aopxeia, because suppers (dopiroi) were prepared for all those who belonged to the same Phratna. The second day was called uvdfifivoic ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary: containing an account of the principal proper names mentioned in ancient authors ... Together with an account of coins, weights and measures, etc (1841)

by Charles ANTHON (LL.D.)

The Apaturia was peculiar to the great Ionic race. The festival lasted three days ; the first day was called doprrcia, because suppers (déprrot) were prepared for all those who belonged to the same Phralria. The second day was called dildo/war; ...

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Scrabble value of A1P3A1T1U1R1I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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