athenian athenian  /ə ˈθi ni ən/


  1. (n) a resident of Athens
  2. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Athens or its inhabitants

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  1. Pasco judge denies charter school's attempt to expand

    The Athenian Academy of Pasco County's attempt to win a court order to allow it to add 100 students to its enrollment did not survive a judge's scrutiny.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  2. Niota loses insurance, shuts down city services

    NIOTA, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Niota (ny-OH'-tuh) is again without insurance and has shut down most city services. According to The Daily Post-Athenian, only a skeleton staff remains in the city of about 800 residents. Coverage through the Tennessee Municipal League lapsed at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Athens Insurance owner Allen Carter said he received a letter from TML stating that the city did not ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  3. Time to honor young leaders

    The Daily Post-Athenian is honoring 20 rising leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in our community by featuring them in our fifth annual \"20 Under 40\" edition.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Daily Post-Athenian


  1. At the outset of his richly detailed history of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides, writing 25 centuries ago, warned, "What made war inevitable was the growth of Athenian power and the fear which this caused in Sparta."
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Thucydides Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. The unimpressed Solon answered, "Sir, Tellus the Athenian."
    on Nov 18, 2005 By: Solon Source: Hellenic News of America

  3. "In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the scepter from reason," warned Madison in Federalist 55. "Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have...
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: James Madison Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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