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Word or phrase, accompanying or occurring in place of a name and having entered common usage. Wikipedia

  • Daughter of Cecrops, from whom the country of Phrygia was believed to have derived its name. Also an epithet for Cybele, as the goddess who was worshipped above all others in Phrygia, and as a surname of Athena on account of the Palladium which was brought from Phrygia. Wikipedia

  • Lady

    Term of respect for a girl or woman, the equivalent of gentleman. Once used to describe only women of a high social class or status, the female equivalent of lord, now it may refer to any adult woman. Wikipedia

  • Second part (the second name) within the scientific name of a species (a binomen). Name of the genus or the generic name. Wikipedia

  • A theophoric name (from Greek: θεόφορος, theophoros, literally "bearing or carrying a god") embeds the name of a god, both invoking and displaying the protection of that deity. For example, names embedding Apollo, such as Apollonios or Apollodorus, existed in Greek antiquity. Wikipedia

  • Name that had several uses in Greek and Roman mythology. Akraia Wikipedia

  • Epithet of the Greek goddess Athena, of somewhat obscure definition, mostly playing off the meaning of the Greek words ago (ἄγω), the verb for "leading" or "doing", and leia (λεία), a noun meaning "plunder" or "spoils", particularly herds of cattle. Name by which she is designated as the leader or protectress of the people, as a herder protects his cattle. Wikipedia


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    • Nonetheless, he became an imposing man; at 6 ft he towered over most of his contemporaries, and hence perhaps his epithet "Longshanks", meaning "long legs" or "long shins".Edward I of England-Wikipedia
    • It was the epithet of King Harald Bluetooth who united dissonant Danish tribes into a single kingdom, the implication being that Bluetooth unites communication protocols.Bluetooth-Wikipedia
    • Like other major Roman deities, Venus was given a number of epithets that referred to her different cult aspects, roles, and her functional similarities to other deities.Venus (mythology)-Wikipedia
    • It is the source of the popular Western epithet "Land of the Rising Sun".Japan-Wikipedia
    • Broad has been an epithet of Earth herself in the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European religion and the poetry devoted to it.Europe-Wikipedia
    • Helsinki's epithet, "The White City of the North", derives from this construction era.Helsinki-Wikipedia

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