Milesian

  • 1 Milesian — Mi*le sian, a. [L. Milesius, Gr. ?.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anc. Geog.) Of or pertaining to Miletus, a city of Asia Minor, or to its inhabitants. [1913 Webster] 2. (Irish Legendary Hist.) Descended from King Milesius of Spain, whose two sons are said …

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  • 2 Milesian — Mi*le sian, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Miletus. [1913 Webster] 2. A native or inhabitant of Ireland. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Milesian — school …

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  • 4 milesian — milesián s. n. (sil. si an) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …

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  • 5 milesian — I. mə̇ˈlēzhən, (ˈ)mī|l , ēshən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin milesius Milesian (from Greek milēsios, from Milētus Miletus) + English an 1. : of or belonging to the ancient city of Miletus, Asia Minor …

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  • 6 Milesian — /mi lee zheuhn, sheuhn, muy /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Miletus. 2. Philos. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophers of the late 7th to early 5th centuries B.C., including Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes, which was primarily… …

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  • 7 milesian — n. Irishman, Paddy, Hibernian, son of Erin …

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  • 8 milesian — mi·le·sian …

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  • 9 Milesian — Mi•le•sian [[t]mɪˈli ʒən, ʃən, maɪ [/t]] adj. 1) myt anh of or pertaining to Miletus 2) geg anh a native or inhabitant of Miletus • Etymology: 1540–50; < L Mīlēsi(us) (< GkMīlḗsios) + an I …

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  • 10 Milesian — /maɪˈliʒən/ (say muy leezhuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Miletus. –noun 2. an inhabitant of Miletus. {Latin, from Greek Milēsios} …

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  • 11 Milesian tales — plural noun Witty self indulgent tales, from a lost book so called, by Aristides ‘of Miletus (2c BC) • • • Main Entry: ↑Milesian …

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  • 12 Milesian tale — The Milesian tale (Milesiaka, in Latin fabula milesiaca, or Milesiae fabula) originates in ancient Greek and Roman literature. According to most authorities, it is a short story, fable, or folktale featuring love and adventure, usually being… …

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  • 13 Milesian school — Location of Miletus on the western coast of Anatolia, home to Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes The Milesian school was a school of thought founded in the 6th century BC. The ideas associated with it are exemplified by three philosophers from… …

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  • 14 Milesian tale — ▪ literature Greek  Milēsiaka , Latin  Milesia fabula         originally one of a group of works written in Greek by Aristides of Miletus (2nd century BC), consisting of brief erotic or picaresque tales of romantic adventure. Aristides work is… …

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  • 15 Milesian school — (or Ionian school ) The first Pre socratics were citizens of Miletus, a trading port where Oriental and Egyptian influences could mingle with Greek thought. The upshot was a bold, speculative cosmology, and conviction that rational explanation… …

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  • 16 milesian tale — noun Usage: usually capitalized M Etymology: milesian (I) : one of a class of short salacious tales current in Greek and Roman antiquity …

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  • 17 Ancient Greek philosophy — Raphael s School of Athens, depicting an array of ancient Greek philosophers engaged in discussion. Ancient Greek philosophy arose in the 6th century BCE and continued through the Hellenistic period, at which point Ancient Greece was incorporated …

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  • 18 Ó hAnluain — Ó Anluain The Ó Hanlon , Lord of Orior Ancestral house Uí Nialláin (Síl Cernaich) Titles kings of Uí Nialláin roidama of Ireland (w/ others) lords of Airghialla The O’Hanlon, lord of Orior Rex et Duxes, Airthir Lord of Nialláin Baron of Orior… …

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  • 19 Thales — Infobox Philosopher color = #B0C4DE Thales image caption = Thales name = Thales of Miletos (Θαλής ο Μιλήσιος) birth = ca. 624–625 BC death = ca. 547–546 BC school tradition = Ionian Philosophy, Milesian school, Naturalism main interests = Ethics …

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  • 20 O'Hanlon Sept — The O Hanlon Sept were rulers of the southern part of Ulster, in what is now Ireland, some 1,000 years ago. The oldest on record is Flaithbheartach Ua h Anluain, Lord of Ui Niallain, whose murder in the year 983 AD is recorded in the Annals of… …

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