Definition of Stagirus

1. Noun. An ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born.

Exact synonyms: Stagira
Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic



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Literary usage of Stagirus

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1. A Dictionary of Political Economy: Biographical, Bibliographical, Historical by Henry Dunning Macleod (1863)
"He captured many of the Greek cities in Chalcidice, amongst others stagirus, which was destroyed, and the inhabitants sold as slaves. ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge (1853)
"... a name sometime* were the revolt of Acanthus .ind stagirus from ; given to thin sheets of rolled brass; and Dutch, Athens; and this was followed by the ..."

3. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus, George Rawlinson, Henry Creswicke Rawlinson, John Gardner Wilkinson (1889)
"... and passing by stagirus,' a Greek city, came to Acanthus.' The inhabitants of these parts, as well as those who e See noto " on Book iii. ch. 35. ..."

4. Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Including the Ionian Islands, Continental by John Murray (Firm) (1884)
"There are, moreover, vast substructions of Hellenic masonry all around, particularly in the beautiful glen to the W. That stagirus was not far from Acanthus ..."

5. Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Describing the Ionian Islands, the by John Murray (Firm) (1854)
"There are, moreover, vast substructions of Hellenic masonry all around, particularly in the beautiful glen to the \V. That stagirus was not far from ..."

6. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1870)
"168-170) It is uncertain whence the name is derived. ' stagirus (now ... to represent stagirus, 1. " the universal tradition of the Macedonian peasants," ..."

7. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"ARISTOTLE, a celebrated philosopher, founder of the Peripatetic school. He was born in the first year of the ninety-ninth Olympiad (в. с. 384-3) at stagirus ..."

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