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1) Phal'aris. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The brazen bull of Phal aris. Perillos, a brass-founder of Athens, proposed to Phal aris, Tyrant of Agrigentum, to invent for him a new species of punishment; accordingly,...

2) Ab'aris. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The dart of Abaris. Abaris, the Scythian, was a priest of Apollo; and the god gave him a golden arrow on which to ride through the air. This dart rendered him invisible;...

3) Wandering Jew. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(1) Of Greek tradition. Aris teas, a poet who continued to appear and disappear alternately for above 400 years, and who visited all the mythical nations of the earth....

4) Plato. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...His original name was Aris tocl s, but he was called Plat n from the great breadth of his shoulders. 1 The German Plato. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743-1819). 2...

5) Perillos and the Brazen Bull. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Perillos of Athens made a brazen bull for Phal aris, Tyrant of Agrigentum, intended for the execution of criminals. They were shut up in the bull, and, fires being...

6) Syb'arite (3 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A self-indulgent person; a wanton. The inhabitants of Syb aris, in South Italy, were proverbial for their luxurious living and self-indulgence. A tale is told by...

7) Dwarfs (under three feet in height). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...ANDROM EDA, 2 ft. 4 in. One of Julia s free maids. (See below, GONOPAS.) ARIS TRATOS, the poet, was so small that Athenaeos says, "no one could see him." BEBE, or...

8) Boyle Controversy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Charles Boyle, third Earl of Orrery, and the famous Bentley, respecting the Epistles of Phal aris. Charles Boyle edited the Epistles of Phalaris in 1695. Two years...

9) Aristotelian. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Of or relating to Aristotle or to his philosophy. 1. A follower of Aristotle or his teachings. 2. A person whose thinking and methods tend to be empirical, scientific,...

10) Assas'sins. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...band was the terror of the world for two centuries, when it was put down by Sultan Bib aris. The assassins indulged in haschisch (bang), an intoxicating drink, and...

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