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  • Phicol

    [fahy-kol] /ˈfaɪ kɒl/ noun 1. the commander of Abimelech’s army. Gen. 26:26. great, the chief captain of the army of Abimelech, the Philistine king of Gerar. He entered into an alliance with Abraham with reference to a certain well which, from this circumstance, was called Beersheba (q.v.), “the well of the oath” (Gen. 21:22, 32; […]

  • Phidian

    [fid-ee-uh n] /ˈfɪd i ən/ adjective 1. of, associated with, or following the style of Phidias, as exemplified in the Parthenon.

  • Phidias

    [fid-ee-uh s] /ˈfɪd i əs/ noun 1. c500–432? b.c, Greek sculptor. /ˈfɪdɪˌæs/ noun 1. 5th century bc, Greek sculptor, regarded as one of the greatest of sculptors. He executed the sculptures of the Parthenon and the colossal statue of Zeus at Olympia, one of the Seven Wonders of the World: neither survives in the original

  • Phidippides

    [fahy-dip-i-deez] /faɪˈdɪp ɪˌdiz/ noun 1. . [fahy-dip-i-deez] /faɪˈdɪp ɪˌdiz/ noun 1. the Athenian runner who secured aid from Sparta in the struggle between the Athenians and the Persians 490 b.c. /faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Pheidippides /faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz/ noun 1. 5th century bc. Athenian athlete, who ran to Sparta to seek help against the […]

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