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  • adjective Of or relating to Aegina.
  • noun An inhabitant of Aegina.


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  • He has a certain archaistic mannerism in his work recalling the Aeginetan marbles, which individuality puts a

    Sculpture of the Exposition Palaces and Courts

  • But if the city which summons the troops wishes to employ them for a longer time, it shall give them provisions at the rate of three Aeginetan obols51 a day for heavy-armed and light-armed troops and for archers, and an Aeginetan drachma52 for cavalry.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The Lacedaemonians, who at that time held the town, had settled there the Aeginetan exiles,36 whom they wished to requite for services rendered to them at the time of the earthquake and the Helot revolt, and also because they had always been partisans of theirs, although subjects of the Athenians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Aeginetan war, and we Corinthians lent you twenty: the service which we then rendered to you gave you the victory over the

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • “The Aeginetan stater weighed about 196 grains, rather more than two of our shillings, and was divided into two drachms of 98 grains, each of which contained six obols of about 16 grains each.”


  • Lacedaemonians gave the Aeginetan exiles the town of Thyrea to occupy and the adjoining country to cultivate, partly in order to annoy the Athenians, partly out of gratitude to the Aeginetans, who had done them good service at the time of the earthquake and the revolt of the Helots.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The relieving troops shall be maintained by the city sending them for thirty days from their arrival in the city that has required them, and upon their return in the same way: if their services be desired for a longer period, the city that sent for them shall maintain them, at the rate of three Aeginetan obols per day for a heavy-armed soldier, archer, or light soldier, and an

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The Aeginetan vessel came close enough for Polycritus to be able to shout to Themistocles.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • Some of the other principals in the battle of Salamis leave no trace in the historical record after 480 B.C. Eurybiades of Sparta, for instance, commander of the Greek fleet, is not heard of again, nor is the hardy Aeginetan marine Pytheas of Aegina, nor the proud Aeginetan captain Polycritus, nor the Athenian ace Aminias of Pallene.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • But the most successful Persian-hunter at Salamis was probably the Greek captain Democritus of Naxos, the third man to begin the battle, right after Aminias of Pallene and the Aeginetan ship carrying the statues of the sons of Aeacus.

    The Battle of Salamis


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