Antichthon

An`tich´thon


n.1.A hypothetical earth counter to ours, or on the opposite side of the sun.
2.Inhabitants of opposite hemispheres.
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Lateiner, "Early Greek Medical Writers and Herodotus," Antichthon 20 (1986): 1-20, or R.
They were usually envisaged as necessary counterweight to the great known northern land masses but, after the Portuguese capture of Malacca in 1511, the southern Antipodes, or Antichthon, became an ambiguous, shifting European fact.
1977) "Playing with the Play: Theatrical Self-consciousness in Aristophanes", Antichthon 11; 52-67.
FANTHAM, <<Rewriting and Rereading the Fasti>>, Antichthon 29, 1995, pp.
Clarke, "Some Observations on the Persecution of Decius," Antichthon 3 (1969): 63-76; Sage, Cyprian, 165-265; Maurice Bevenot, "Cyprian and His Recognition of Cornelius," Journal of Theological Studies, n.
Pritchard, `Fool's gold and silver: reflections on the evidentiary status of finely painted Attic pottery', Antichthon 33 (1999); I.
1990) "Euripides' Newfangled Helen", Antichthon XXIV: 1-18.
Mattingly, `The Practice of Ostracism at Athens', Antichthon 25 (1991), 1-26, pp.
A selection of alii orbes occupies chapter 4, some within striking distance (Britain, Germany's North Sea coast, the headwaters of the Nile), others well beyond (the Atlantic and ultima Thule to the north, the continent Antichthon to the south).
Waters, 'Juvenal and the reign of Trajan', Antichthon 4 (1970) 62 n.
I give my reasons at Antichthon 26 (1992), 31 for dating the events to 355/4.