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  • adjective Relating to Argolis, a district in the Peloponnesus.

Etymologies

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Latin Argolicus, from Ancient Greek.

Examples

  • And the Samians set apart six talents, the tenth part of their gains, and had a bronze vessel made like an Argolic mixing - bowl with round it heads of griffins projecting in a row; and this they dedicated as an offering in the temple of Hera, setting as supports under it three colossal statues of bronze seven cubits in height, resting upon their knees.

    The History of Herodotus

  • [275] An important town in Eastern Laconia on the Argolic gulf, celebrated for a temple where a festival was held annually in honour of

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • 'While Argolic kings wasted in war the doomed towers of Troy, the fortress fated to fall in hostile fires, no succour did I require for her wretched people, no weapons of thine art and aid: nor would I task, dear my lord, thee or thy toils for naught, though I owed many and many

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • The first shall have a caparisoned horse as conqueror; the second an Amazonian quiver filled with arrows of Thrace, girt about by a broad belt of gold, and on the link of the clasp a polished gem; let the third depart with this Argolic helmet for recompense. '

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Argolicus, - a, - um, _of Argolis_ (the district of Greece in which Tiryns was situated), _Argolic_.

    Ritchie's Fabulae Faciles A First Latin Reader

  • Argolic shield or the lamp of the moon; and at last we exultingly avenge the ghosts of our comrades.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Did I spend it an exile on Gaetulian quicksands, did it surprise me on the Argolic sea or in Mycenae town, yet would I fulfil the yearly vows and annual ordinance of festival, and pile the altars with their due gifts.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • And had divine ordinance, had a soul not infatuate been with us, he had moved us to lay violent steel on the Argolic hiding place;

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Ten miles away to the southward rise the red rocky hills of Ægina, Athens 'old island enemy; and the tawny headlands of the Argolic coasts are visible yet farther across he horizon.

    A Day in Old Athens; a Picture of Athenian Life

  • As the sun goes down over the distant Argolic hills his rays spread a clear pathway of gold across the waters.

    A Day in Old Athens; a Picture of Athenian Life

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