Areopagus

The AreopagusPronunciation-needed (Romanized to `Mars’ hill`) is the composite form of the Greek name Areios Pagos, translated `Ares Rock` (Ἄρειος Πάγος). It is north-west of the Acropolis in Athens. In classical times, it functioned as the high Court of Appeal for criminal and civil cases Ares was supposed to have been tried he...
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Areopagus

• (n.) The highest judicial court at Athens. Its sessions were held on Mars` Hill. Hence, any high court or tribunal
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Areopagus

(from the article `Athens`) On the Hill of Ares, the god of war, to the right of the descent from the Propylaea, a legendary jury of gods spared Ares from execution for the ... earliest aristocratic council of ancient Athens. The name was taken from the Areopagus (`Ares` Hill`), a low hill northwest of the Acropolis, which .....
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Areopagus

(Greek, 'Hill of Ares.') (1) Also known as 'Mars Hill,' this location near the Acropolis served in c
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Areopagus

noun the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)
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Areopagus

[poetry] The Areopagus is a speculated or hinted poetry movement centered on Edmund Spenser and Gabriel Harvey. The label is used as a critical shorthand for a group of poets that included Spenser, Harvey, Edward Dyer and Sir Philip Sidney. There is no direct evidence that the group was more than an idea found in letters between Spenser and...
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Areopagus

Ar`e·op'a·gus noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., and ... ..., hill of Ares (Mars' Hill).] The highest judicial court at Athens. Its sessions were held on Mars' Hill. Hence, any high court or tribunal
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Areopagus

Areopagus (ărēop'ugus) [Gr.,=hill of Ares], rocky hill, 370 ft (113 m) high, NW of the Acropolis of Athens, famous as the sacred meeting place of the prime council of Athens. This council, also called the Areopagus, represented the ancient council of elders, which usually combined ju...
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Areopagus

Areopagus 1. Name of a hill west of the Acropolis in Athens and of the tribunal situated on it. 2. The council of the hill of Ares.
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Areopagus

Areopagus was the oldest of the Athenian courts of justice, an assembly having a position indeed more august than an ordinary court, and in its best days exercising a general supervision over public morals. It obtained its name from its place of meeting, on the Hill of Ares, near the Acropolis or citadel of Athens. It existed from very remote times...
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Areopagus

earliest aristocratic council of ancient Athens. The name was taken from the Areopagus (`Ares` Hill`), a low hill northwest of the Acropolis, which ... [5 related articles]
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