Definition of Stades
1. stade [n] - See also: stade
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Literary usage of Stades
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Herodotus by Herodotus (1862)
"Chesney calls the width only BOO yards, or less than 3 stades (Euphrat. Exped. vol. ip 326). 4 This is under the true length, which is about 16 miles, ..."
2. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"9), and (iO;> stades ¡2 Mace, xii. 29). In 2 Mace. xi. 5 there is an evident error, either of the author or of the text, in res|>ect to 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)
"Even following the sinuosities of the coast, it does not exceed 7000 stades, or 800 miles. Again, the distance across from the Thermodon ..."
4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"place the Athenians should take tho long walls (they were about eight stades in length, from the city to ..."
5. The Histories of Polybius by Polybius, Friedrich Otto Hultsch, Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1889)
"From Ithaca to Corcyra is more than nine hundred stades; from Epidamnus to Thessalonica more than two thousand. From Marseilles to the Pillars is more than ..."
6. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"The temple stood in a sacred precinct two stades (or 400 yards) square, ... 7, flV the circuit of the city was not 480 but ЗЬ'О stades — which is a little ..."