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1) Argos, city, ancient Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Argos, city, ancient Greece, (ar´gos, -gs) (KEY) , city of ancient Greece, in NE Peloponnesus, 3 mi (4.8 km) inland from the Gulf of Argos, near the modern Nauplia....

2) Argos. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Argos, town (1990 pop. 1,642), Marshall co., N Ind., 8 mi/12.9 km SSE of Plymouth; 41°14'N 86°15'W. In agr. area. Mfg. (metal stampings, automobile parts, electric...

3) Argos, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Argos, in Greek mythology, in Greek mythology: see Argus....

4) Argos. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus near the head of the Gulf of Argolis. Inhabited from the early Bronze Age, it was one of the most powerful cities of ancient...

5) c. 650-630. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...The Second Messenian War. Messenia revolted against the Spartans. Allied to the Arcadians and Argos, Messenia won the Battle of Senyclarus. But in a 19-year war,...

6) Agamem'non. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...King of Argos, in Greece, and commander-in-chief of the allied Greeks who went to the siege of Troy. The fleet being delayed by adverse winds at Aulis, Agamemnon...

7) Argive. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Of or relating to Argos or the ancient region of Argolis. 2. Of or relating to Greece or the Greeks. A Greek, especially an inhabitant of Argos or Argolis. Latin...

8) Polykleitos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...or Polyclitus (polikli´ts, -kle´-, -kli-) (KEY) , two Greek sculptors of the school of Argos. Polykleitos, the elder, fl. c.450-c.420 B.C., was a contemporary of...

9) Dana'ides (4 syl.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Daughters of Dan aos (King of Argos). They were fifty in number, and married the fifty sons of Aegyptos. They all but one murdered their husbands on their wedding-night,...

10) 2. The Argive War. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Peace of Nicias and left the Peloponnesian League, as did Elis, Mantinea, Corinth, and Argos. These last four made an alliance (called the Quadruple Alliance), which...

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