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  • noun Plural form of agora.

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  • The idea of "agoras" has been filed by the parliament's vice-president, French Green MEP Gerard Onesta whose original ambition was to present the project to the public exactly one year after his co-citizens rejected the new EU constitution, on 29 May.

    D for agoras

  • EU Referendum: D for agoras skip to main | skip to sidebar

    D for agoras

  • Preference given to Sagalasos under Hadrian also explains the colossal size of structures such as the Odeion (2,000 seats?), the Baths, and the Theater (9,000 seats), the presence of four monumental nymphaea (fountains), two agoras, and so many other impressive monuments, much too large and much too numerous for a city with certainly fewer than 5,000 urban dwellers.

    Hadrian at Sagalassos

  • Melesigenes knew that the poem was destined to be a lasting one, and so it has proved; but, first, the poems were destined to undergo many vicissitudes and corruptions, by the people who took to singing them in the streets, assemblies, and agoras.

    The Odyssey of Homer

  • In many Eastern Mediterranean cities, temples dedicated to Augustus (Stratonikeia in Caria; the later temple for the Julio-Claudii at Corinth, the Temple of Domitian at Ephesos) were placed, like this one, on terraces overlooking the agoras, so that the agora became a kind of forecourt of the shrine.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Apollo Klarios Sanctuary Report 1

  • Elsewhere, temples were placed in the center of the agoras (the Temple of Ares on the agora at Athens, the Temple for Roma and the Divine Caesar at Ephesos), which transformed these squares into temenoi (temple courtyards) for the shrines.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Apollo Klarios Sanctuary Report 1

  • Melesigenes knew that the poem was destined to be a lasting one, and so it has proved; but, first, the poems were destined to undergo many vicissitudes and corruptions, by the people who took to singing them in the streets, assemblies, and agoras.

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Socrates was hoping for can be found in one of Anax - agoras 'somewhat younger contemporaries, Diogenes of Apollonia.

    DESIGN ARGUMENT

  • The remarks form part of Aristotle's criticism of Anax - agoras 'theory about the infinite divisibility of material things.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The Peiræus in short is a semi-independent community; with its shrines, its agoras, its theaters, its court rooms, and other public buildings.

    A Day in Old Athens; a Picture of Athenian Life

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