Definition of Amphictyonies

1. Noun. (plural of amphictyony) ¹



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Definition of Amphictyonies

1. amphictyony [n] - See also: amphictyony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphictyonies

amphiboly
amphibrach
amphibrachic
amphibrachs
amphicarpous
amphicelous
amphicentric
amphicheiral
amphichiral
amphichroic
amphichromatic
amphiclous
amphicome
amphicrania
amphictyonic
amphictyonies (current term)
amphictyony
amphicyte
amphid
amphidextrous
amphidinolide
amphidiploid
amphidiploidies
amphidiploids
amphidiploidy
amphidisc
amphidiscs
amphidromical
amphidromous
amphids

Literary usage of Amphictyonies

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1. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1892)
"There were amphictyonies at different stages of Greek history which embraced consecutively larger areas 1 Taylor, Words and Places, 80. » Ibid. ..."

2. Hellenic History by George Willis Botsford (1922)
"t CHAPTER V EVOLUTION OF THE CITY-STATE amphictyonies AND LEAGUES Economic and political transition from Minoan to Hellenic times. ..."

3. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"... if it was the work of any individual, was probably no better known than those of the other amphictyonies, which did not happen to become so famous. ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"... if it was the work of any individual, was probably no better known than those of the other amphictyonies, which did not happen to become so famous. ..."

5. A Handbook of Greek Constitutional History by Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1896)
"The object of the association was the twofold purpose characteristic of all amphictyonies, and was clearly expressed in the oath which forbade the members ..."

6. A Companion to School Classics by James Gow (1893)
"amphictyonies.—Memories of prehistoric confederacies survived in the ... But the greatest and most famous of the amphictyonies was that which met at ..."

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