kylix


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ky·lix

 (kī′lĭks, kĭl′ĭks)
n. pl. ky·li·kes (kī′lĭ-kēz′, kĭl′ĭ-)
A shallow, wide drinking cup with two handles and a stem, used in ancient Greece.

[Greek kulix.]

kylix

(ˈkaɪlɪks; ˈkɪl-) or

cylix

n, pl -likes (-lɪˌkiːz)
(Archaeology) a shallow two-handled drinking vessel used in ancient Greece
[C19: from Greek kulix cup; compare chalice]
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Noun1.kylix - a shallow drinking cup with two handleskylix - a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece
cup - a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
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The wine was consumed in a variety of vessels including the kylix, skyphos, kantharos and rhyton.
Great examples of Greek pottery include a 430 BC red kylix with figures of athletes.
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A small number of imported signed objects arrived in the Iberian Peninsula, such as the sixth-century BC fragmented kylix attributed to Eucherios, found at a tomb in the Orientalising site of Medellin (Olmos 2000: 261).
We thus cannot look at the most ancient objects - such as the magnificent golden goblet (the Dendra kylix with embossed hunting hound) or the Pentelic marble head of Paris - as though they were unconnected to a tradition that continues today.
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On the front page was a brief report that the Metropolitan Museum had made a spectacular acquisition; its Director, Thomas Hoving, announced the purchase of a magnificent Attic sixth-century kylix krater, signed by the potter Euxitheos and the painter Euphronios.
Besides, the encapsulation in an object of the Development IDE will permit us in a future to be able to be replaced by another component as an ODBC driver, necessary to integrate the engine with other languages as Visual C++, C#, Kylix, and others.
And to facilitate porting to and from Linux, a copy of Kylix (Delphi language edition) is included with Delphi Studio.