Definition of Hippic
1. about horses [adj]
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Literary usage of Hippic
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1. Olympic Victor Monuments and Greek Athletic Art by Walter Woodburn Hyde (1921)
"Most of these victories were gained in hippic contests. Horse-racing had early been discontinued, but was revived at the end of the first century BC, ..."
2. The Development of the Athenian Constitution by George Willis Botsford (1893)
"... from the fact that the statue of a horse stood on the Acropolis, dedicated by a certain Anthemion, on exchanging his Thetic for the hippic class; cf. ..."
3. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"... in 474 BC,17 once more, no doubt, in connexion with special hippic contests in honour of the God. The games instituted by Pyrrhos after the capture of ..."
4. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1881)
"Inquiries as to the reason led to the conclusion that many were kept at home by a bad influenza epidemic, or epi- hippic, more properly, which was very ..."
5. Lessons from Greek Pottery: To which is Added a Bibliography of Greek Ceramics by John Homer Huddilston (1902)
"One who has followed on the vases the Athenian youths in their hippic exercises, as is possible from 525 BC, will not fail to appreciate more fully the ..."
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