Greek

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ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander Abydos
(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon Acheron , River Acheron
mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel' Achilles
town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples Acragas , Agrigento , Girgenti
citadel in ancient Greek towns acropolis
fortified portion of ancient Greek city acropolis
(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone Adonis
(Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him Aegisthus
mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid Aeneas
dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis Aeolic , Eolic
Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC) Aeschylus
Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC) Aesop
collection of fables believed to have been written by the Greek storyteller Aesop Aesop's fables
(Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War Agamemnon
(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces Aglaia , Euphrosyne , Thalia
assembly place in ancient Greek market agora
ancient Greek marketplace agora
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone Aides , Aidoneus , Hades , Pluto
mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad Ajax
Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC) Alcaeus
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