Definition of Nemeses
1. Noun. (plural of nemesis) ¹
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Definition of Nemeses
1. nemesis [n] - See also: nemesis
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Literary usage of Nemeses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pausanias's Description of Greece by Pausanias, James George Frazer (1898)
"3. two nemeses. On coins of Smyrna the two nemeses are sometimes depicted ... On other coins of the same city the two nemeses appear " each with right hand ..."
2. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Ionia by Barclay Vincent Head, Reginald Stuart Poole, British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals (1892)
"... and nemeses ; Zens wearing long chiton and himation, standing facing, holding eagle and resting on sceptre between two nemeses, standing r. and 1. in ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1849)
"Mr. Akerman's cornelian was brought from that city, where it was found some years since. The nemeses are often figured on the coins of Smyrna. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London by Society of Antiquaries of London (1849)
"The nemeses are often figured on the coins of Smyrna. Pausanias says that these dreaded divinities appeared to Alexander the Great in a dream, and commanded ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1907)
"Many temples (those of Cybele, Zeus, the nemeses, Apollo, Asklepios, and Aphrodite ... the cult of the nemeses was largely practised in Smyrna, ..."
6. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"Many temples (those of Cybele, Zeus, the nemeses, Apollo, Asklepios, ... and on some coins are seen figures of two nemeses appearing in a vision to ..."
7. The Description of Greece by Pausanias (1824)
"Here he fell asleep under the plane-tree, and while he was in this state, the nemeses appeared to him, and exhorted him to build a city in that place, ..."