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Apaturia

Definition of the noun Apaturia

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Apaturia is a genus of Orchidaceae.

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

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

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Google previewThe Canadian Journal ... (1875)

Apaturia is a word derived from Abishur. Patel-a, 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 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 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 previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)

APATURIA, a Grecian festival, first instituted at Athens, and thence derived to the rest of the Ionians, except ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

APATURIA, a Grecian festival, first instituted at Athens, and thence derived to the rest of the Ionians, except those of Ephcsus and Colophon, It received its name from xitxrn, which signifies deceit, being first instituted in memory of a stratagem ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)

Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell

APATURIA, a Grecian festival, first instituted at Athens, and thence derived to the rest of the Ionians, except those of Ephesus and Colophon. It received its name from onrxm, which signifies deceit, being first instituted in memory of a stratagem ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

The Apaturia occupied three days of Pyanepsion (October), and were not properly a state festival, as they were celebrated by the phra- tries, in one of which every Athenian citizen was enrolled. On the first day the phratry dined together, on the ...

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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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