Athenaeum

[Alexandria, Virginia] The Athenaeum is a museum of fine arts in Alexandria, Virginia, United States and home to the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association. Its building is an important example of Greek Revival architecture. The building has a long history and has served several purposes during its lifetime. The building is now part of the...
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athenaeum

[n] - a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning 2. [n] - a place where reading materials are available
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athenaeum

Origin: L. Athenaemum, Gr. A temple of Minerva at Athens, fr, contr. Fr, in Homer, Athene (called Minerva by the Romans), the tutelary goddess of Athens. ... 1 A temple of Athene, at Athens, in which scholars and poets were accustomed to read their works and instruct students. ... 2. A school founded at Rome by Hadrian. ... 3. A literary or scienti...
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athenaeum

atheneum noun a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
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athenaeum

atheneum noun a place where reading materials are available
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Athenaeum

• (n.) A school founded at Rome by Hadrian. • (n.) A literary or scientific association or club. • (n.) A building or an apartment where a library, periodicals, and newspapers are kept for use. • (n.) A temple of Athene, at Athens, in which scholars and poets were accustomed to read their works and instruct students.Athenaeum: w...
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Athenaeum

(from the article `publishing, history of`) ...than any of them, was the Westminster Review (1824–1914), started by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill as an organ of the philosophical radicals. Two ... ...a certain resistance to advertising in magazines, in keeping with their literary affinities. When the advertisement tax in Britain wa...
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Athenaeum

[ancient Rome] The Athenaeum was a school (ludus) founded by the Emperor Hadrian in Rome, for the promotion of literary and scientific studies (ingenuarum artium) and called Athenaeum from the town of Athens, which was still regarded as the seat of intellectual refinement. The Athenaeum was situated near the Capitoline Hill: its site was di...
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Athenaeum

[literary magazine] The Athenaeum was a literary magazine established in 1798 by August Wilhelm and Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel. It is considered to be the founding publication of German Romanticism. ==Contributors== Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, August Wilhelm Schlegel, Dorothea von Schlegel, Karoline Schelling (then Schlegel), Nova...
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Athenaeum

The Athenaeum was the temple of Athena or Minerva, at Athens. It was frequented by poets, learned men, and orators. The same name was given at Rome to the school which Hadrian established on the Capitoline Mount for the promotion of literary and scientific studies. In modern times the same name is given to literary clubs and establishments connecte...
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Athenaeum

[Tennessee] The Athenaeum Rectory is a historic building in Columbia, Tennessee that features both Gothic and Moorish architectural elements. Completed in 1837, the building originally served as the rectory for The Columbia Female Institute and as the residence of the school`s first president, the Reverend Franklin Gillette Smith. The struc...
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Athenaeum

[magazine] The Athenaeum was a literary magazine published in London, England from 1828 to 1921. It had a reputation for publishing the very best writers of the age. Launched in 1828 by James Silk Buckingham, it was sold within a few weeks to Frederick Maurice and John Sterling, who failed to make it profitable. In 1829, Charles Wentworth D...
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athenaeum

literary or scientific association
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