Synonyms for aethiopia or Related words with aethiopia
Examples of "aethiopia"
is a genus of beetles in the family Cerambycidae, containing the following species:
lineolata is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Breuning in 1939.
rufescens is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Aurivillius in 1913.
Apollonopolis or Apollinopolis (Greek: ) may refer to any of several ancient cities in Egypt or
lesnei is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Breuning in 1948.
paratanganjicae is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Breuning in 1971.
tanganjicae is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Breuning in 1964.
elongata is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Aurivillius in 1911.
In Greek mythology, Cepheus (; Greek: Κηφεύς "Kepheús") is the name of two rulers of
, grandfather and grandson.
Emathion was king of
, the son of Tithonus and Eos, and brother of Memnon. Heracles killed him.
In Book 3, Herodotus defines "
" as the farthest region of "Libya" (i.e. Africa): "Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called
, the last inhabited land in that direction. There gold is obtained in great plenty, huge elephants abound, with wild trees of all sorts, and ebony; and the men are taller, handsomer, and longer lived than anywhere else."
Nubia in present-day Northern Sudan and Southern Egypt, was referred to as "
" ("land of the burnt face") by the Greeks.
Greek mythology attributed the founding of Susa to king Memnon of
, a character from Homer's Trojan War epic, the "Iliad".
In Greek mythology, Andromeda was the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of the North African kingdom of
Ancient Greek historians such as Herodotus and Diodorus Siculus used the word
(Αἰθιοπία) to refer to the peoples living immediately to the south of ancient Egypt, specifically the area now known as the ancient Kingdom of Kush, now a part of modern Nubia in Egypt and Sudan, as well as all of Sub-Saharan Africa in general (
roughly translates to "country of burnt faces,").
According to Nicephorus ("Historia eccl.", 2, 40), Matthias first preached the Gospel in Judaea, then in
(the region of Colchis, now in modern-day Georgia) and was there stoned to death. An extant Coptic "Acts of Andrew and Matthias," places his activity similarly in "the city of the cannibals" in
. A marker placed in the ruins of the Roman fortress at Gonio (Apsaros) in the modern Georgian region of Adjara claims that Matthias is buried at that site.
is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Malawi, Zambia and northern Mozambique. The habitat consists of deciduous woodland, usually on small, rocky hillsides.
Cepheus was the King of
. He was married to Cassiopeia and was the father of Andromeda, both of whom are immortalized as modern day constellations along with Cepheus.
Agatharchides provides a relatively detailed description of the gold mining system of
. His text was copied almost verbatim by virtually all subsequent ancient writers on the area, including Diodorus Siculus and Photius.
In his "Histories" (c. 440 BC) Herodotus presents some of the most ancient and detailed information about "
". He relates that he personally traveled up the Nile to the border of Egypt as far as Elephantine (modern Aswan); in his view, "
" is all of the inhabited land found to the south of Egypt, beginning at Elephantine. He describes a capital at Meroë, adding that the only deities worshipped there were Zeus (Amun) and Dionysus (Osiris). He relates that in the reign of Pharaoh Psamtik I (c. 650 BCE), many Egyptian soldiers deserted their country and settled amidst the Aethiopians.
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