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1) Aegina, island, Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aegina, island, Greece, or Aiyina (a´yena) (KEY) , island (1991 pop. 12,430), 32 sq mi (83 sq km), off SE Greece, in the Gulf of Aegina or Saronic Gulf, near Athens....

2) Aegina, Gulf of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aegina, Gulf of, see Saronic Gulf, Greece....

3) Aegina, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aegina, in Greek mythology, (eji´n) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, river nymph, daughter of the river god Asopus. She was abducted by Zeus to the island Oenone, where...

4) Aegina, sculptures. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aegina, sculptures, c.500-480 B.C., marble sculptures from the temple of Aphaia discovered in 1811 and erroneously restored by Thorvaldsen. They originally decorated...

5) Aegina. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greece in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea near Athens. It was a prosperous maritime city-state in the fifth century b.c. but declined after its defeat by Athens...

6) Paul of Aegina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Paul of Aegina, (eji´n) (KEY) , 7th cent.?, Greek physician. His only extant work is a medical history in seven books; it was translated into English, with a commentary...

7) Aegineta, Paulus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aegineta, Paulus, see Paul of Aegina....

8) Aeacus. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greek Mythology The first king of Aegina, known for his piety and justice, appointed as a judge in Hades after his death....

9) Aeacus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aeacus, (e´ks) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and the nymph Aegina. He was the father of Peleus and Telamon. After a plague had nearly wiped out the inhabitants...

10) Asopus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
..., in Greek mythology, river god. He tried to prevent Zeus from abducting his daughter Aegina, but Zeus drove him off with a thunderbolt....

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