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Kronia

Definition of the noun Kronia

What does Kronia mean as a name of something?

Kronia is a genus of Alciopidae, described by Kinberg in 1865.

Kronia is a genus of Alciopidae.

Kronia is a genus of Atherinopsidae, described by Miranda Ribeiro in 1915.

Kronia is a genus of Atherinopsinae, described by Miranda Ribeiro in 1915.

Explanation

The Kronia was an Athenian festival held in honor of Cronus on the 12th day of Hekatombaion, the first month of the Attic calendar and roughly equivalent to the latter part of July and first part of August. The festival was also celebrated in parts of Ionia, and in these places the month was known as Kronion after the festival.

Phrases with Kronia

Phrases starting with the word Kronia:

  1. Kronia Rex
  2. Kronia Alba
  3. Kronia Aurorae
  4. Kronia Perugiae
  5. Kronia Iguapensis

Phrase ending with the word Kronia:

  1. Genus Kronia

Other phrases containing the word Kronia:

  1. Species Kronia Rex
  2. Species Kronia Alba
  3. Species Kronia Aurorae
  4. Species Kronia Angelini
  5. Species Kronia Perugiae
  6. Species Kronia Iguapensis

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Google previewPolytheism and Society at Athens (2005)

by Robert Parker

We have seen that festivals of 'harvest home' type, like that so opulently evoked by Theocritus in the last lines of the seventh Idyll, are hard to find in Attica; the Kronia is a rather stronger claimant than the Eleusinia.65 The Mysteries fell in ...

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

See Kronia. CHRONIUS, the builder of the temple of Diana at Orchomenos. CHRONOS, the Grecian name of Saturn. See Saturn. CHRONUS, son of Uranus and Gea ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2015)

by Eric Orlin

Kronia festivals have some features of harvest festivals, while the disorder of a time before the.

Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature; Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes ... (1804)

See Kronia. CHRONIUS. The builder of the temple of Diana at Orchomenos. CHRONOS. The Grecian name of Saturn. See Saturn. CHRON US. Son of Uranus and Sea. CHRYASUS. A king of Argos, descended from Inachus. CHRYSA and ...

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)

See Kronia. CHRONIUS, the builder of the temple of Diana at Orchomenos. CHRONOS, the Grecian name of Saturn. Saturn. CHRONUS, son of Uranus and Gea. - CHRYASUS, a king of Argos, descended from Inachus. See CHRYSA AND ...

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Scrabble value of K5R1O1N1I1A1

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