Definition of Aigina
1. Noun. An island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf.
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Generic synonyms: Aegean Island
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Literary usage of Aigina
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions to the Science of Mythology by Friedrich Max M�uller (1897)
"Zeus, Aigina, Aiakos. [CHAP. To explain all the love affairs of Zeus would be difficult, if not impossible. Many of them are mere variations of one and the ..."
2. Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus, Reginald Walter Macan (1895)
"THE story, or stories, of the relations between Athens and Aigina, during the main period covered by this volume, with some additions for the periods before ..."
3. The Athenian Empire by George William Cox (1888)
"Epidauros and Aigina. A defeat of the Corinthians made the ... One army was besieging Aigina, another was in Egypt; and yet this was the time chosen ..."
4. A General History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Death of by George William Cox (1876)
"To their surprise no forces were withdrawn from Aigina; but an army consisting of ... One Athenian army was besieging Aigina; another was absent in Egypt. ..."
5. Public Organization in Ancient Greece: A Documentary Study by Nicholas F. Jones (1987)
"... §3 Aigina IG IV 72, a gravestone of uncertain provenience (both Aigina and Salamis are reported as the place of discovery), carries the nomen, ..."
6. History of Federal Government in Greece and Italy by Edward Augustus Freeman, John Bagnell Bury (1893)
"... close alliance of Athens, greatly "f "'e raised the Achaian credit and influence. Aigina at once joined ... followed the example Aigina and of ..."
7. History of Federal Government from the Foundation of the Achaian League to by Edward Augustus Freeman (1863)
"The attempt failed, and the city soon after surrendered to the King.1 An easier enter- Desola- prise was presented by the Achaian island of Aigina. ..."
8. The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar (1874)
"... OF Aigina, WINNER IN THE PANKRATION. The date of the victory is unknown: the ode seems to have been written long afterwards, probably for some ..."