inflected without a vowel.
In the verb the athematic conjugation has disappeared and the distinction of primary and secondary endings is not observed.
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(music) not based on themes
(linguistics) (of verbs) having a suffix attached immediately to the stem, without an intervening vowel
Also, Athene [uh-thee-nee] /əˈθi ni/ (Show IPA). Also called Pallas, Pallas Athena. the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the goddess of wisdom, fertility, the useful arts, and prudent warfare. At her birth she sprang forth fully armed from the head of her father, Zeus. Compare . a female given name. Contemporary Examples […]
an institution for the promotion of literary or scientific learning. a library or reading room. (initial capital letter) a sanctuary of Athena at Athens, built by the Roman emperor Hadrian, and frequented by poets and scholars. Historical Examples If he kept tight hold upon himself he felt he might get to the athenaeum before—before anything […]
late 2nd century a.d, Greek philosopher and rhetorician at Naucratis in Egypt. Historical Examples There is a similar fragment of Aeschylus, Danaides, also quoted by Athenaeus. Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Athenaeus also mentions one Apion who wrote a book on luxurious living. Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome Apicius Athenaeus (281 […]
- Athenaeus of attaleia
Greek physician in Rome, fl. a.d. c40–65.