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Synonyms for Aegina

an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf

small medusa

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But with a certain crossing of the eyes I could put the two together: Aeginetan heroes silently fighting in the Trojan War and a lofty monument to the ancient island's mysterious grandeur.
In 510 BC, at the highest pinnacle of their power (and at the highest point of the island), the Aeginetans built a temple to their goddess Aphaia.
"Athenian Trainers in the Aeginetan Odes of Pindar and Bacchylides." Classical World 56 (1963): 102-4, 121.
I take (i) lines 41-2 to refer to two victories of Euthymenes at Aeginetan games,(7) and (ii) lines 45-6 to record an unspecified number of victories of Pytheas in Aegina and Megara.
(i) [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is not always interpreted as referring to two Aeginetan victories of Euthymenes.
If this were true, the line would refer to an Aeginetan victory won by Euthymenes, which would make it a peculiarly vague reformulation of lines 41-2.
If Pytheas is the subject of [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in line 45, lines 45-6 refer to an unspecified number of Aeginetan and Megarean Victories won by him.
There must have been a general Aeginetan antipathy against Menander and the reason for this must have been that he was an Athenian.
Again, they were transported by sea, this time by the Aeginetans, but only because they were compelled, not because they were allies (ibid.
The Hellenic League was the result, an instrument that served Sparta's purposes well enough and enabled her to call on Athenians as well as Aeginetans (and possibly others of whom we happen not to be informed) to help quell the Messenian Revolt of the late 460s (Thuc.