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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 previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions (2015)

by Eric Orlin

Kronia festivals have some features of harvest festivals, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature (1804)

Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes

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. CHRYASUS. A king of Argos, descended from Inachus. CHRYSA and ...

Google previewDictionary of Battles from the Earliest Date to the Present Time (1904)

by Thomas Benfield Harbottle

Kronia (Ottoman Wars). Fought 1738, between the Imperialists under Counts Wal - lisand Neipperg, and the Turks. The latter were defeated, but at very heavy cost, and the Imperial army was so weakened that it was unable to prevent the Turks ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Kronia (kro'ni-a), m. pl. The ancient Greek festivals held in honour of Kronos. Kronos (kro'nos), n. In Greek myth... the ruler of heaven and earth before Zeus, a son of Uranus and ...

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Scrabble value of K5R1O1N1I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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