Definition of Phyle

1. Noun. A tribe of ancient Athenians.

Generic synonyms: Folk, Tribe



Definition of Phyle

1. n. A local division of the people in ancient Athens; a clan; a tribe.

Definition of Phyle

1. Noun. (historical) A local division of the people in ancient Athens; a clan; a tribe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phyle

1. a political subdivision in ancient Greece [n -LAE] : PHYLIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Phyle

1. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A body of men united by ties of blood or habitation. A local division of the people in ancient Athens; a clan; a tribe. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phyle

phylactery
phylactocarp
phylactocarps
phylactolaemata
phylactolaematous
phylactolemata
phylae
phylanthropy
phylar
phylarch
phylarchs
phylarchy
phylax
phylaxis
phylaxises
phyle (current term)
phyles
phyleses
phylesis
phylesises
phyletic
phyletic shift
phyletically
phyletics
phylic
phyllanthocin
phyllaries
phyllary
phyllichnium
phylliform

Literary usage of Phyle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"Thrasybulus and Anytus, with a band of seventy exiles, seized the Attic fortress of phyle, in the Parnes range, close to the Boeotian frontier, ..."

2. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"phyle. This excursion occupies one day. Driving is practicable as far as (2'/4 bra. ... From phyle we may return Ъу the convent of Panagia ion ..."

3. Cornell Studies in Classical Philology by Cornell University (1893)
"THE PHRATRY AND phyle. It has already been stated that the phyle is older ... Inside the phyle, the family developed by a natural process into the gens, ..."

4. Pausanias, and Other Greek Sketches by James George Frazer (1900)
"phyle.—An expedition to the ruins of phyle is a favourite excursion of visitors ... The path to phyle (which is at the same time the direct road to Thebes) ..."

5. The Development of the Athenian Constitution by George Willis Botsford (1893)
"THE PHRATRY AND phyle. It has already been stated that the phyle is older than the Aryan household as we find it at the dawn of history. On the other hand, ..."

6. A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece, During the Years 1801 by Edward Dodwell (1819)
"The ancient castle of phyle is situated higher up the mountain, an hour and a quarter from Kasha, on the road to Thebes, and eight hours from that city. ..."

7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest, with by William Smith (1855)
"Socrates. § 12. Death of Alcibiades. § 13. Jealousy of the Grecian States towards Sparta and Lysander. § 14. Thrasybulus at phyle. § 15. ..."

8. Hermes by Ernst Willibald Emil Hübner, Georg Kaibel, Karl Robert, Friedrich Leo, Georg Wissowa (1875)
"phyle nahm. Dies konnte in der Aufstellung der Wahlliste auf mehrfache Weise erleichtert werden, z. B. so, dass man bei der dritten Methode die sämmtlichen ..."

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