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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.
(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.
The trainer passage itself (48-9) justifies the assumption that Menander is only mentioned by virtue of epinician conventions, notwithstanding a general Aeginetan antipathy against his Athenian origin.
They are the poet's Aeginetan audience, who at a moment when Aegina is at war with Athens may be expected to begrudge Menander his share in the festivities because of his Athenian origin.
In that case one can imagine Menander being tolerated, in spite of his officially being a state-enemy, which naturally put a considerable strain on Aeginetan forbearance.