Nemea

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nemea a valley in southeastern Greece where the Nemean Games were held
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Usage

In literature:

But during his pause at Nemea those who shared the opposite policy had time to converge on Mantinea.
"Hellenica" by Xenophon
And the servants told him that it was Heracles come back with the skin of the lion of Nemea.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
Discovering this, the Argives came up from Nemea, day having now dawned.
"The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
How came it among rivered Nemea's glens?
"Theocritus" by Theocritus
Yet the Nemea and Isthmia acquired a celebrity not much inferior; the Olympic prize counting for the highest of all.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1" by Various
Hercules began life in a part of Greece that was known as the valley of Nemea.
"Wonder Stories" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Smaller but remarkable places; Nemea, Cynuria, Troezen.
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
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In news:

Reviving Nemea 's Games "Ancient Olympics Guide" April 6, 2004.
Stadium at Nemea sheds some light.
THIS summer, when the games return to Greece for the Athens 2004 Olympics, athletes will again compete in the ancient stadiums at Olympia and Nemea.
He spoke with vineyard managers and winemakers in Crete, Santorini, Nemea, and Naoussa in rapid succession.
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