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Meaning of "gigantomachies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIGANTOMACHIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIGANTOMACHIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gigantomachies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIGANTOMACHIES

gigabit
gigabyte
gigaflop
gigahertz
gigantean
gigantesque
gigantic
gigantically
giganticide
giganticness
gigantism
gigantology
gigantomachia
gigantomachy
gigaton
gigawatt
gigged
gigging
giggit
giggle

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIGANTOMACHIES

archduchies
autarchies
biographies
conchies
diarchies
duchies
entelechies
eparchies
exarchies
heptarchies
hierarchies
matriarchies
monarchies
munchies
nomarchies
oligarchies
patriarchies
pentarchies
squirarchies
the munchies
thearchies

Synonyms and antonyms of gigantomachies in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «gigantomachies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIGANTOMACHIES

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Translator English - Chinese

gigantomachies
1,325 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
570 millions of speakers

English

gigantomachies
510 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
380 millions of speakers
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gigantomachies
280 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
278 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
270 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gigantomachies
220 millions of speakers

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Gigantomachies
190 millions of speakers

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gigantomachies
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gigantomachies
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

gigantomachies
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gigantomachies
85 millions of speakers
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gigantomachies
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gigantomachies
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिगंटोमाची
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gigantomachies
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gigantomachies
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gigantomachies
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gigantomachies
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gigantomachies
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Γιγαντομαχίες
15 millions of speakers
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gigantomachies
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

gigantomachies
10 millions of speakers
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gigantomachies
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gigantomachies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGANTOMACHIES»

The term «gigantomachies» is used very little and occupies the 193.174 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGANTOMACHIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gigantomachies

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIGANTOMACHIES»

Discover the use of gigantomachies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gigantomachies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Leon Golub: Echoes of the Real
Golub's Gigantomachies do not represent two distinctly differentiated battling species whose conflict, though tumultuous, is always purposeful, a mythology that in its historical realization becomes the Hegelian master/slave dialectic; they  ...
Jon Bird, 2000
2
Python: A Study of Delphic Myth and Its Origins
Giant and dragon interchange as opponents of god or hero in folklore; in the gigantomachies we have evidence of their near-identity.40 AHT/l Phorbas, as described by Philostratos, had human form, but was boarlike in appearance ( oWiS^ to ...
Joseph Eddy Fontenrose, 1959
3
Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens
Vases with offering scenes, Dionysiac subjects, and Gigantomachies are also placed after 440, as subjects typical of the Parthenonzeit, and, as with the iconographical basis for the identification of early works, the emphasis on subject matter ...
Susan B. Matheson, 1995
4
From Head to Hand: Art and the Manual
Writing about the “Gigantomachies” in 1967, Golub called them “a kind of barbaric realism,” and said they “document the frenzy of today and so view American power, violence, mass death, and destruction.”2 The “Gigantomachy” paintings are ...
David Levi Strauss, 2010
5
The Plagues of Egypt: Archaeology, History, and Science Look ...
and explicitly (Pherekydes)—reveal that the Greek narratives speaking of battles involving giants (gigantomachies), Titans (titanomachies), and gods ( theomachies), or combinations thereof, really reflected one real historical event. In other ...
Siro Igino Trevisanato, 2005
6
Art and War
I've never been able to envision a world without stress. I don't see a proleptic vision by which our existence can be redeemed. The Gigantomachies are the most irredeemable of all my work, the most difficult to finally acknowledge because ...
Laura Brandon, 2006
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A Commentary on Quintus Smyrnaeus Posthomerica XII
185-6 Conceivably a faint echo of i 481, but we are more likely dealing with the stock language of Gigantomachies: cf. Claud, cited above on 157-218; Nonn. 17. 139-41 oi (iev £vauXaw/ £T)?d(ievoi xpTpriSa? £xouipiaav, o{ 8£ xoXwvT)?/.
Malcolm Campbell (Ph. D.), 1981
8
A Companion to Ancient Epic
In the company of this epic are the remains of a pair of Gigantomachies, one in Greek and one in Latin. The Greek version is an early piece, written before Claudian left the East for Rome in the early 390s, and exists only in fragments; the Latin ...
John Miles Foley, 2008
9
Philostratus's Heroikos: Religion And Cultural Identity In ...
23 The conflation of Lydia and Phrygia was common at least in the poets according to Strabo Geography 14.665; an alternate name of the river Hyllos was Phrygios (Strabo Geography 13.626). 24 Postclassical Gigantomachies (notably the ...
Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean, Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, 2005
10
Poetry and Exegesis in Premodern Latin Christianity: The ...
There are constant references in Claudian, who was the author of two Gigantomachies, to dark powers and anarchic forces threatening the order of Jupiter.56 Corippus, who is concerned with the rebellion of barbarian tribes as well, hints three ...
Willemien Otten, Karla Pollmann, 2007

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gigantomachies [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gigantomachies>. Mar 2021 ».
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