a town in ancient Achaea, on the Gulf of Corinth: the Achaean League met here.
Thus died Aratus at Aegium, when holding the office of general of the league for the seventeenth time.
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume IV Aubrey Stewart
Then, still with the sea before us, we are at Aegium, a name full of memories of ancient Greece.
As Seen By Me Lilian Bell
Not that I believe them, any more than I believe that Aegium story, about your being a changeling.
The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4 Lucian of Samosata
a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: near its mouth the Athenian fleet was defeated by Lysander, 405 b.c., in the last battle of the Peloponnesian War. Historical Examples Sparta had only Sestos and Abydos of all that she had won by the battle of Aegospotami. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice […]
an unclassified degree granted a university student who has fulfilled all requirements for graduation but was prevented by illness from attending the final examinations. noun (in British and certain other universities, and, sometimes, schools) a certificate allowing a candidate to pass an examination although he has missed all or part of it through illness a […]
a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt.
noun (Greek myth) a king of Egypt and twin brother of Danaüs Historical Examples The story referred to is that of the fifty daughters of Danaus, who were married to the fifty sons of aegyptus, their cousins. The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil And the sons of aegyptus willed to take the daughters of Danaus in […]