GRAEAE


GRAEAE
GRAEAE
tres fuêre sorores Photci filiae, unicum tantum oculum habentes, et dentem, quibus vicissim inter se tres utebantur. Vide Proverb. apud Etasmum Orci galea; et Palaephatum Περὶ τῶν τȏυ Φόρκυνος θυγατέοων.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • Graeae — [grē′ē΄] pl.n. [L < Gr Graiai, pl. of graia, old woman < grais, old, akin to gēras, old age: see GERIATRICS] Gr. Myth. the three old sisters who act as guards for the Gorgons and have only one eye and one tooth to share among them …   English World dictionary

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  • Graeae — /gree ee/, n.pl. Class. Myth. three old sea goddesses who had but one eye and one tooth among them and were the protectors of their sisters the Gorgons. Also, Graiae. * * * …   Universalium

  • Graeae —  In Greek mythology, three sisters who guard the Gorgons …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Graeae — /ˈgrii/ (say greeee) plural noun Greek Mythology the, three ancient sea deities, who had only one eye and one tooth among them and were the protectresses of the Gorgons, their sisters. Also, Graiae …   Australian English dictionary

  • Graeae — /gree ee/, n.pl. Class. Myth. three old sea goddesses who had but one eye and one tooth among them and were the protectors of their sisters the Gorgons. Also, Graiae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graeae Theatre Company — is a British organisation composed of artists and managers with physical and sensory impairments. Founded by Nabil Shaban and Richard Tomlinson in 1980 and named for the Graeae of Greek mythology, the company has since become the most well… …   Wikipedia

  • GRAEAE mel. GRAJAE ALPES — GRAEAE, mel. GRAJAE ALPES inter Sabaudiam sunt et Pedemontium, versus Augustam Praet. et Tarentasiam tractum, a monte Cenisio ad summum usque Penninum, vulgo Monte Iove; aliter mons Bernhardi, ubi Penninae incipiunt …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Disability in the arts — See also: Inclusion (disability rights) AXIS Dance Company members Sonsherée Giles and Rodney Bell perform an award winning dance piece by Joe Goode in 2008 …   Wikipedia


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