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" They were re-instituted in honour of Neptune by Theseus, and their celebration was held so sacred and inviolable, that even a public calamity could not prevent it, 1259, BC — -Arunddian Marbles. "
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars - Page 119
by Elisa Rogers - 1811
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A Dictionary of Ancient Classical and Scriptural Proper Names: In which Will ...

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - Classical dictionaries - 1812 - 504 pages
...and ISTRUS, ttiDANlTJIUS. ISTH'MIA, sacred games amon" ;U Greeks, instituted BC 1320. Th..; nceived their name from the Isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed. They were celebrated in «oromemoration of Melicerta, who »as changed into a sea deity, when his mother Ino had thrown herself...
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A Classical Dictionary; Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names ...

John Lemprière - Classical dictionaries - 1820 - 847 pages
...son of . IC;< v pt us, Apollod. ISTMMIA, sacred games among the Greeks, which received their names from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed. They were celebrated in commemoration of Meliccrta, who was changed into a sea deity, when his mother Ino had thrown herself into the sea with...
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A Classical Dictionary: Containing a Copious Account of All Proper Names ...

John Lemprière - Classical dictionaries - 1822 - 755 pages
...the Danube. [Vid, Danubius.] A son of JEgyptus ApoUodi ISTUMIA, sacred games among the Greeks, which received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed. Thej were celebrated in commemoration of Melicerta, who was changed into a sea deity, when bis mother...
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Sylva Florifera: The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically ..., Volume 1

Henry Phillips - Plants, Ornamental - 1823
...sacred and inviolable, that even a public calamity could not prevent the celebration. These festivals received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed as early as 1326 years before the Christian era ; and when Corinth was destroyed by Mummius*, the Roman...
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A Classical Dictionary: Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names ...

John Lemprière - Classical dictionaries - 1825 - 804 pages
...eod, after his expulsion from heaven. The .fligyptus. ISTHMIA, sacred games among the Greeks, which received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where...observed. They were celebrated in commemoration of Melicerta, who was changed into a sea deity, •when his mother Ino had thrown herself into the sea...
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A Classical Dictionary: Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names ...

John Lemprière - Classical dictionaries - 1827 - 890 pages
...Danubius. [vid. Danubius.] A son of -Egyptus. Apollad. ISTHMIA, sacred games among the Greeks, which received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where...observed. They were celebrated in commemoration of Melicertn, who was changed into a sea-deity, whenhU mother Ino hud thrown herself into the sea with...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1841
...and 40,000 were taken prisoners. — Justin. ISTHMIAN GAMES. These were combats among the Greeks, and received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed, instituted in honour of Melicerta, 1326 BC — Lenglet. They were re-instituted in honour of Neptune...
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The Latin Reader, Part 1

Friedrich Jacobs - 1848
...called also Danubius. Isthmïciis,a,um, adj. Isthmian ; ludi, sacred games among the Greeks! which received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed. Isthmus, i, m. 2. ('Ivtyift) an isthmus, neck of land separating two seas, tía, adv. so, thus. itaque,...
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The World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 716 pages
...and 40,000 were taken prisoners. — Justin. ISTHMIAN GAMES. These were combats among the Greeks, and received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed, instituted in honor of Melicerta, 1326 B. c. — Lenglet. *They were re-instituted in honor of Neptune...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference, relating to all ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 673 pages
...40,00(1 were taken prisoners. — Juitin. ISTHMIAN GAMES. These were combats among the Greeks, and received their name from the isthmus of Corinth, where they were observed, instituted in honour of Melicerta, 1326 Bc — langtet. They were re-instituted in honour of Neptune...
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