Ephialtes

Eph`i·al'tes noun [ New Latin , from Greek ..., lit., one who leaps upon.] The nightmare. Brande & C.
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Ephialtes

• (n.) The nightmare.
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Ephialtes

leader of the radical democrats at Athens in the 460s, who by his reforms prepared the way for the final development of Athenian democracy. His ... [5 related articles]
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Ephialtes

[illness] Ephialtes (lit. `jumping on you`) is an anxiety disorder identified as such by John Bond in 1753, along with other authors of those times, in his treatise `Incubus`. The famous Greek physician Galen in the 2nd century AD had already named nightmares `Ephialtes`. The idea of an incubus as a causative factor in nightmares stemmed fr...
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Ephialtes

Ephialtes (ef"ēăl'tēz) : see Aloadae.
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Ephialtes

Ephialtes (Greek: Ἐφιάλτης, Ephialtēs) was an ancient Athenian politician and an early leader of the democratic movement there. In the late 460s BC, he oversaw reforms that diminished the power of the Areopagus, a traditional bastion of conservatism, and which are considered by many modern historians to mark the beginning of the `radica....
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