Definition of Bithynia

1. Noun. An ancient country in northwestern Asia Minor in what is now Turkey; was absorbed into the Roman Empire by the end of the 1st century BC.




Definition of Bithynia

1. Proper noun. An ancient region, kingdom and Roman province in the northwest of Asia Minor ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bithynia

Biskek
Biskra boil
Bislama
Bismarck
Bismarck Archipelago
Bismarck Sea
Bismarck brown R
Bismarckian
Bison bison
Bison bonasus
Bisquick
Bissau
BitTorrent
Bithynia
Bitis
Bitis arietans
Bitis gabonica
Bitola
Bitot
Bittacidae
Bittner's milk factor
Bittner agent
Bittner virus
Biu-Mandara
Bivalvia
Bizantian
Bizantine

Literary usage of Bithynia

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1. History of Julius Caesar by Napoleon (1865)
"(3) If the traffic was considerable on the coasts of bithynia, thanks to the Greek colonies, the interior was not less prosperous by its agriculture, ..."

2. A Manual of Ancient History, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the by George Rawlinson (1871)
"KINGDOM OF bithynia. 1. Though bithynia was conquered by Croesus (supra, p. 52), and submitted readily to Cyrus, when he absorbed the Semi inde Lydian ..."

3. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"F. CITIES AND BISHOPRICS OF bithynia. ... carefully the topography of bithynia, a country which I have never seen, ... bithynia Secunda is not a civil, ..."

4. The Roman History of Appian of Alexandria by of Alexandria Appianus (1899)
"BOOK XII THE MITHRIDATIC WARS CHAPTER I Prusias, King of bithynia — His Attack upon Attalus — His Son Nico- medes — Conspiracy against Prusias — Death of ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"They deserted with pre- Ih" c^Se* cipitation their advantageous post, and abandoned the town of 'bithynia Chalcedon, most plentifully stored with arms and ..."

6. A System of Ancient and Mediæval Geography for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Charles Anthon (1850)
"It was rebuilt, however, £y Prusias, king of bithynia, who called it Apamea, after his queen. The ruins are near the site now called ..."

7. History of Julius Caesar by Napoleon (1865)
"(3) If the traffic was considerable on the coasts of bithynia, thanks to the Greek colonies, the interior was not less prosperous by its agriculture, ..."

8. A Manual of Ancient History, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the by George Rawlinson (1871)
"KINGDOM OF bithynia. 1. Though bithynia was conquered by Croesus (supra, p. 52), and submitted readily to Cyrus, when he absorbed the Semi inde Lydian ..."

9. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"F. CITIES AND BISHOPRICS OF bithynia. ... carefully the topography of bithynia, a country which I have never seen, ... bithynia Secunda is not a civil, ..."

10. The Roman History of Appian of Alexandria by of Alexandria Appianus (1899)
"BOOK XII THE MITHRIDATIC WARS CHAPTER I Prusias, King of bithynia — His Attack upon Attalus — His Son Nico- medes — Conspiracy against Prusias — Death of ..."

11. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"They deserted with pre- Ih" c^Se* cipitation their advantageous post, and abandoned the town of 'bithynia Chalcedon, most plentifully stored with arms and ..."

12. A System of Ancient and Mediæval Geography for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Charles Anthon (1850)
"It was rebuilt, however, £y Prusias, king of bithynia, who called it Apamea, after his queen. The ruins are near the site now called ..."

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