/i gay"teez/, n.
ancient name of Egadi.

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  • AEGATES — I. AEGATES Promontorium Aeolidis, nunc Cane et Cavae. Steph. ab Artemidoro αἰξ in Nominativo dicitur. Vide Canna. II. AEGATES insula Africi maris contra Carthaginis sinum. Ita ab omnibus vocatur, non Aegades, quod volebat Cluver. Nam si hoc esset …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Aegates — Ae•ga•tes [[t]ɪˈgeɪ tiz[/t]] n. pl. geg ancient name of Egadi …   From formal English to slang

  • Aegates — noun a group of islands off the west coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean • Syn: ↑Egadi Islands, ↑Aegadean Isles, ↑Aegadean Islands, ↑Isole Egadi • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aegates Islands — geographical name see Egadi Islands …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aegates Isles — noun islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the first Punic War in 241 BC • Syn: ↑Aegadean Isles • Instance Hypernyms: ↑naval battle • Part Holonyms: ↑Punic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of the Aegates Islands — Infobox Military Conflict caption=Location of the Aegates (modern Aegadian) Islands conflict=Battle of the Aegates Islands partof=the First Punic War date=March 10, 241 BC place=Aegadian Islands, western Sicily result=Decisive Roman victory;… …   Wikipedia

  • Эгатские острова — (Aegates insulae) группа из трех небольших островов, лежащих к западу от Сицилии. Здесь в 241 г. до Р. Хр. Г. Лутаций Катул одержал победу над карфагенским флотом, которая решила исход 1 й Пунической войны (264 241 г. до Р. Хр.) …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • ЭГУССЫ —    • Aegātes,          αί Αίγου̃σσαι, Polib. 1, 44, Козьи острова, близ западного угла Сицилии: Форбантиа (н. Levanzo), Капрариа, Αίγου̃σσα (н. Favignana) и Гиера (н. Маrettimo). Они известны особенно благодаря победе над карфагенянами,… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • First Punic War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Punic War partof=the Punic Wars caption= date=264 ndash; 241 BC casus= dispute between Carthage and Rome over the Mamertine city Messana place=Mediterranean Sea, Sicily, Sardinia, North Africa… …   Wikipedia

  • Aegadian Islands — noun ɪˈɡeɪdiən ˈaɪlændz A group of islands located off the western coast of Sicily. In the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas lie several archipelagos of small Italian islands, some measuring only a few hundred meters across: the Pontine Islands,… …   Wiktionary

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