Definition of Prytanea

1. Noun. (plural of prytaneum) ¹



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Definition of Prytanea

1. prytaneum [n] - See also: prytaneum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prytanea

pryde
prydes
pryer
pryers
prying
pryingly
pryings
prymnesiophyte
prymnesiophytes
prys
pryse
prysed
pryses
prysing
prytane
prytanea (current term)
prytaneis
prytanes
prytaneum
prytanies
prytanis
prytany
prythee
pryuely
pryvely
przhevalskite
præ-
præ-Socratic
præ-Socratics
præ-emption

Literary usage of Prytanea

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1. The Public Economy of Athens: To which is Added, A Dissertation on the by August Boeckh, George Cornewall Lewis (1842)
"... one was chosen by lot by the senate in every prytanea, for the purpose of keeping the writings and decrees, and is the officer who prefixed his ..."

2. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"The prytanea," says he, " is the time during which each tribe presides. When they were but ten, each tribe presided for a longer time ; but now they are ..."

3. The Ancient Lowly: A History of the Ancient Working People from the Earliest by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1900)
"But they also partook of the character of the prytanea of Greece and Asia. ... Prof., 224-226, speaking of the prytanea that actually existed on a miniature ..."

4. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1885)
"Recollecting that the Italian temples of Vesta (the correspondence of which to the Greek prytanea will be shown on independent grounds) were round4, ..."

5. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"But independently of this general proof, we know beyond a doubt of several cities that had their prytanea. Herodotus speaks of that of ..."

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