Definition of Hermai

1. herma [n] - See also: herma



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermai

heritrices
heritrix
heritrixes
herkie
herkies
herkinorin
herky-jerky
herl
herling
herlings
herls
herm
herma
hermae
hermaean
hermai (current term)
hermaphrodeities
hermaphrodeity
hermaphrodite brig
hermaphrodite brigs
hermaphrodites
hermaphroditisms
hermaphrodyte
hermaphrodytes
hermatypic

Literary usage of Hermai

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1. The Athenian Empire by George William Cox (1888)
"The mutilation of the hermai would appeal directly to the religious fears of Nikias, and might call forth the protests of men who were thus far afraid to ..."

2. The Life of the Ancient Greeks: With Special Reference to Athens by Charles Burton Gulick (1902)
"Just in front of the hermai. m!iin ^OOT ^ the ... 35, 237) ; and a row of these hermai was conspicuous in the agora at Athens (page 43). ..."

3. A General History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Death of by George William Cox (1876)
"The sacrilege committed on the hermai was the act of men belonging to an organised body; and hence the Athenians had in their midst a secret society who ..."

4. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1883)
"If it happens to be the ' street of the hermai,' then we notice at every corner one of ... Now each of these hermai was supposed to guard or represent the ..."

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