Croesus


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  • noun

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a very wealthy man

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As a reward for this feat, Solon tells Croesus, "the god showed thoroughly how much better it is for a man to be dead than to be alive," causing Cleobis and Biton to die that same night in their sleep, much to their mother's joy (1.
When access was gained to the stern of the Croesus via the cofferdam it was found the damage was more extensive than originally thought because many rivets securing hull plates along the sides of the ship near the stern shaft had been loosened by the impact.
The 79-year-old artist, broadcaster and chart-topper has a lithograph print entitled Crucible of Croesus in the Curwen Studio display at the Cornerstone Gallery, in Everton.
Or, maybe Granddaddy, who is rich as Croesus and mean as a snake, has a 10 percent chance of coming out of this alive and they might as well get a head start on the good times.
He has now transformed himself into Sir Anthony of Croesus and I must query whether he has his eye on a top job in the Vatican; his abilities know no bounds.
The important conversation between them (after Cyrus decides not to kill Croesus, and when Croesus tells him to beware of his fortunes as he too might lose them), is conducted through interpreters (1.
Despite being one of the most respected artists in the world, with more wealth than Croesus, he's not happy.
1, Croesus proved to be engaging music theater in German Baroque style.
Equally radical is Berndt-Ersoz's theory that the Midas Monument, the most magnificent of all Phrygian rock-cut facades, was essentially a Lydian dedication, made by Croesus in the name of his son Atys.
The first gold coin issued in the 6th century by wealthy King Croesus of Lydians in Asia Minor was oblong-shaped.
and ended at 115th Street and Croesus Avenue, said Officer Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.
The fifth century BCE Greek historian Herodotus reports that the Athenian lawgiver Solon advised Croesus, the King of Lydia, to assess no one's happiness until his/her life has been completed; Solon could afford to do this, for he was going to leave Croesus' capital shortly thereafter.
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They, contrariwise, suggest that you think first of "What would Croesus do?
In their terminology they ask, "What Would Croesus (rhymes with Jesus) Do?