Definition of Aegates
1. Noun. A group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean.
Group relationships: Sicilia, Sicily, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
Generic synonyms: Island
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Literary usage of Aegates
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"... more build a fleet (243)—Great victory of LUTATIUS at the Aegates islands (loth March)—Peace is concluded, and the Carthaginians evacuate Sicily (241). ..."
2. A New Second Latin Book by Frank Justus Miller, Charles Henry Beeson, Harry Fletcher Scott (1916)
"THE Aegates ISLANDS The decisive event of this war was the battle off the Aegates Islands in 241 BCC ..."
3. Second Latin Book by Frank Justus Miller (1902)
"... ISLANDS The decisive event of this war was the battle off the Aegates Islands in 241 BcC ... Aegates ..."