Definition of Aegypius
1. Noun. A genus of Accipitridae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae
Member holonyms: Aegypius Monachus, Black Vulture
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aegypius
Literary usage of Aegypius
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Aegypius the Thessalian was dear to the gods on account of his piety; to men, on account of his nobility and justice. He consorted with a certain widow ..."
2. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"Aegypius the Thessalian was dear to the gods on account of his piety ; to men, on account of his nobility and justice. He consorted with a certain widow ..."
3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"The institution seems not to have survived its author, except in the case of Oriens Aegypius et Mesopotamia, where the vicar appears in 331 AD (Cod. ..."
4. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann (1984)
"1936. Ein Erlass des Königs Ptolemaios II Philadelphos. Aegypius 16: 257-264. LINFORTH, IM 1919. Solon the Athenian. Berkeley, Univ. of Calif. Press. ..."