Definition of Argos
1. Noun. An ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC.
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Derivative terms: Argive, Argive
Definition of Argos
1. Proper noun. A city in Greece, in the Peloponnese. ¹
2. Proper noun. The dog of Odysseus in Homer's ''Odyssey''. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Argos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"And now tho commons party at argos gradually combining and recovering their ... In tho mean timo tho commons at argos woro afraid of tho Lacedaemonians, ..."
2. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"and argos (Theatre, Larisa, best view by evening-light; about '2l¡z hrs.) is easily made by railway (in the interval between two train'), possibly on the ..."
3. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"Internal Condition of argos. — Corinth discontented with the Treaty. ... Peace between Sparta and argos. — Alliance between Sparta and argos. ..."
4. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Wright Mitchell, Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"Trace of the Original in Existing Works. — Relief from argos. ... Reliefs from argos. CONTEMPORANEOUSLY with the great age of sculpture in Attica, ..."
5. The History of Greece from Its Commencement to the Close of the Independence by Adolf Holm (1894)
"Their capital, however, was not Mycenae, but argos, which lies nearer the coast, ... The greater part of the territory moreover belonged directly to argos, ..."
6. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (1818)
"The people of argos, also, combining gradually together and resuming their ... A battle was fought within the precincts of argos, in which the people was ..."
7. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"NEW POLITICAL COMBINATIONS WITH argos SPARTA had good reasons for desiring peace ; the prospect in Peloponnesus gave her no little concern. ..."