Bithynia


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Bithynia

[bəthin′ē·ə]
a genus of snails, species of which act as intermediate hosts to Opisthorchis.

Bithynia

a genus of snails that act as intermediate hosts for the miracidia of the Opisthorchis spp. of bile duct flukes.
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Furthermore, many soldiers and local commanders in Bithynia appear to have begun to co-operate with the Turks.
This was written by Petronius Arbiter, the Roman governor of Bithynia who committed suicide in AD 65.
The copy of the Kneeling or Crouching Aphrodite with Eros is based on the original traditionally attributed to Doidalsas of Bithynia.
20) Troops from Moesia and Bithynia could not march to the Crimea.
VISITORS TO CHARLESTON sometimes take note of the Latin inscriptions on historical plaques: COLLEGIUM CAROLOPOLITANUM, DIOCESIS CAROLOPOLITANA, and, most commonly, CAROLOPOLIS, the Latin version of Charleston's name, which sounds like one of those Greek cities created by Alexander the Great and his successors somewhere in the hinterlands of Bithynia or Afghanistan.
This accusation fits Caesar right because, as Richlin (1993, 532) shrewdly points out, the appointment in Bithynia was Caesar's first post at the age of nineteen, when he was not too old to serve as a puer.
64) He went on to explain that after Crispinus accused the proconsul of Bithynia of maiestas, his life became driven by "stealthy informations .
The water level rise resulted in widespread erosional processes and accumulation of beach formations, which consisted of shingle, calcareous gravel and sand containing mollusc shells of Ancylus fluviatilis, Bithynia tentaculata, Radix ovata, etc.
first polar lobe of Chaetopterus variopedatus, Henry, 1986, 1989; second polar lobe of Bithynia tentaculata, Dohmen and Verdonk, 1974; Cather and Verdonk, 1974; van Dam et al.
One notable absentee is Pliny the Younger, though it is his exchange of letters with Emperor Trajan in 112, when his governorship of Bithynia brought him into contact with the Christian "problem" (10.
Bekker-Nielsen sets Dion's story in the context of the history of Bithynia before the Roman conquest in order to acquaint the reader with the area before bringing the study down to the intimate "small world".