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AMAZONES. from Mount Terglu to the commencement of the Illyrian or Dalmatian mountains,which are known by the name of the Alpes Dalrnaticae, farther north by the name of the Alpes Pannonicae. The Alpes Juliae were so called because Julius Caesar or Augustus constructed roads across them ; they are also called Alpes Venetae. ALPHESIBOEA (-ae), daughter of Phegens and wife of Alcmaeon. E. of Arcadia, flowing called the horn of plenty, or cornucopia, and it was used in later times as the symbol of plenty in genera].

TA (-ae), wife of king Latinus and stones, still exists. It is nearly a mile in circumference. mother of Lavinia, opposed Laviuia being ALYZlA or ALYZSA (-ae), a town in Acar- given in marriage to Aeneas, because she had nania near the sea opposite Leucas, with a already promised her to Turnus. When she harbor and a temple both sacred to Her- heard that Turnus had fallen in battle, she into the fountain of Arethusa in the island of Ortygia at Syracuse, hut the god continued to pursue her under the sea, and attempted to mingle his stream with the fountain in Or- the S.

ANDRpGEOS (-o) or ANDROGEUS (-i), son of Minos and Pasiphao, conquered all his opponents in the games of the Paualhenaea at Athens, and was in consequence slain at the instigation of Aegeus. Minos made war on the Athenians to avenge the death of his son, and compelled them to send every year Procrc AND ANDBOMEDA. (Marble Relief, Naples,) ANDROMACHE. to Crete 7 youths and 7 damsels to be devoured by tbe Minotaur. From this shameful tribute they were delivered by THESEUS. ANDROMlCHA ANDROMACHE (-es) or (-ae), daughter of Button, king of the Cilician Thebes, and wife of Hector, by whom she had a son Scamandrius (Astyanax).

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