Abydos

[n] - an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles
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Abydos

noun an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander
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Abydos

[Hellespont] Abydos (Ἄβῡδος), an ancient city of Troad (Troas), in Asia Minor, situated at Nara Burnu or Nagara Point on the best harbor on the Asiatic shore of the Hellespont. Across Abydos lies Sestus on the European side, marking one of the narrowest points of the Dardanelles, slightly more than a nautical mile broad (the narrowe...
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Abydos

Abydos (ubī'dus) , ancient city of Egypt, c.50 mi (80 km) NW of Thebes, near modern El Balyana. Associated in religion with Osiris, Abydos became the most venerated place in Egypt. It was the favorite burial place for the kings of the earliest dynasties, and later kings such as Seti I and ...
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Abydos

Abydos, ancient town of Phrygia, Asia Minor, on the Asian side of the Hellespont opposite Sestos, in present-day Turkey. It was originally a Milesian colony. Near there Xerxes built his bridge of boats in 480 B.C., and in 411 the Athenian fleet defeated the Spartans. A free city until it was taken b...
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Abydos

ancient Anatolian town located just northeast of the modern Turkish town of Çanakkale on the east side of the Dardanelles (Hellespont). Probably ...
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Abydos

Ancient city in Upper Egypt, cult centre of Osiris and burial place of the kings of the 1st and 2nd dynasties. There are remains...
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Abydos

Ancient town in Upper Egypt, sacred to Osiris.
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Abydos

Ancient town on the Asian shore of the Hellespont or Dardanelles in what is now Turkey. Facing it on the European side was Sestos. It was here that in 480 BC the Persian king Xerxes built his bridge...
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Abydos

probably the most important religious site in Egypt. There was a very famous temple there dedicated to Osiris. It is in southern Egypt, about 80km northwest of Luxor.
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