the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus.
And they were the real sacred pearls born of the water-drops which had rolled into the shell of anadyomene.
Ancient Manners Pierre Louys
She had come up from her morning dip in the sea, all tingling with love like anadyomene.
Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
Finally, they arrived before a low door and the sailors entered with her for whom had been stolen the True Pearls of anadyomene.
Ancient Manners Pierre Louys
Not all the gold of Pactolus, not all the beauty of anadyomene, not all the wisdom of Minerva, could make such women ladies!
The College, the Market, and the Court Caroline H. Dall
But the soul of Thalia is under her bodice, into a neater than which, anadyomene could not have laced herself.
Their Majesties’ Servants (Volume 2 of 3) John Doran
Its sigh is the spirit that moves over the ocean, and arouses the anadyomene into life.
Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
(Greek myth) the goddess of love and beauty, daughter of Zeus Roman counterpart Venus Also called Cytherea
Greek goddess of love and beauty; by the ancients, her name was derived from Greek aphros “foam,” from the story of her birth, but perhaps it is ultimately from Phoenician Ashtaroth (Assyrian Ishtar). In 17c. English, pronounced to rhyme with night, right, etc.
[Roman name Venus]
The Greek and Roman goddess of love and beauty; the mother of Eros and Aeneas. In what may have been the first beauty contest, Paris awarded her the prize (the apple of discord), choosing her over Hera and Athena as the most beautiful goddess (see Judgment of Paris). She was thought to have been born out of the foam of the sea and is thus often pictured rising from the water, notably in The Birth of Venus, by Botticelli.
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus. Contemporary Examples Cyprus is nicknamed the Isle of Love because it is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite. What Bailout? Six Reasons to Love Cyprus Kevin Fallon March 17, 2013 Now, after a cultural tug-of-war and a lengthy trial in Rome, Aphrodite […]
a river in NE Siberian Russia, flowing SW and E to Anadyr Bay, on the Bering Sea. 695 miles (1118 km) long. Historical Examples For it lies between north and north-east, and bends with a rounding towards the Anadyr. The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II A.E. Nordenskieold […]
- Anadyr range
a mountain range in NE Siberia in the Russian Federation: a part of the Kolyma Mountains.
. Pathology. a quantitative deficiency of the hemoglobin, often accompanied by a reduced number of red blood cells and causing pallor, weakness, and breathlessness. a lack of power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness: His writing suffers from anemia. Historical Examples His anaemia of a transplanted plant, combatted and almost vanquished by a regime that was country-like, […]