alexicacus


alexicacus
alexicacus, a, um qui repousse les maux (surnom d'Hercule).

Dictionarium latinogallicum. 1552.

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  • Alexicacus — (Ancient Greek: polytonic|Ἀλεξίκακος), the averter of evil , was an epithet given by the Ancient Greeks to several deities, such as Zeus, [Orph. De Lapid. Prooem. i.] and Apollo, who was worshiped under this name by the Athenians, because he was… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexicacus — /euh lek si kay keuhs/, n. Class. Myth. an epithet of Apollo, meaning averter of evil, in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War. * * * …   Universalium

  • Alexicacus — /euh lek si kay keuhs/, n. Class. Myth. an epithet of Apollo, meaning averter of evil, in reference to his dispelling a plague that afflicted the Athenian forces in the Peloponnesian War …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apollo — This article is about the Greek and Roman god. For other uses, see Apollo (disambiguation) and Phoebus (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Phobos (mythology). Apollo …   Wikipedia

  • Apollo — APOLLO, ĭnis, Gr. Ἀπόλλων, ωνος, (⇒ Tab. II. & ⇒ XIV.) 1 §. Namen. Diesen haben einige von πάλλω, ich schieße, hergeleitet, weil er, als die Sonne, seine Stralen von sich schieße; Plato ap. Macrob. Saturn. l. II. c. 17. andere vom α priv. und… …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • Hercvles — HERC ÉLES, is, Gr. Ἡρακλῆς, οῦς, (⇒ Tab. X. & ⇒ XVII.) 1 §. Namen. Nach der gemeinsten Meynung soll dieser von Ἥρα, Juno, und κλέος, Herrlichkeit, zusammen gesetzet seyn, weil nämlich dieser Held, durch den Haß und die Verfolgung solcher Göttinn …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • APOLLO — I. APOLLO Monachus in Thebaide, qui annis 40. moracus est in solitudine, parvulam in monte vicina speluncam habens, sed pro miraculorum multitudine brevieffectus insignis, plurimorum Praeses exstitir monachorum. Sozom. l. 8. c. 1. II. APOLLO pro… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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