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founders, city

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἰ̑κιστής), whose achievements frequently...

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founders, city

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Classical Reception. 292 words.

Founders were chiefly important before *Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἶκιστής), whose achievements frequently led to his...

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founders, city

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under the leadership of an oikist (οἰ̑κιστής), whose achievements frequently...

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founders, city

Antony J. S. Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 273 words.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under

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city-founders

Edited by Esther Eidinow.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 4 words.

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founders, city

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 282 words.

Founders were chiefly important before *Alexander (3) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded

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Howard, Sir Ebenezer (1850–1928), founder of the garden city movement

Mervyn Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Social and Cultural History. 2592 words.

Howard, Sir Ebenezer (1850–1928), founder of the garden city movement, was born at 62 Fore Street in the City of London on 29 January 1850, the third child and only son of Ebenezer Howard,...

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Nasmith, David (1799–1839), founder of town and city missions

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 449 words.

Nasmith, David (1799–1839), founder of town and city missions, was born at Glasgow on 21 March 1799. He attended sabbath school and the city's grammar school, with a view to the university,...

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Allensworth, Allen (1842 - 1914), Slave, Baptist Clergyperson, City and Town Founder / Benefactor

Jacob Andrew Freedman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1696 words.

soldier, minister, and social activist, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the youngest of the six children of Levi Allensworth and Phyllis (maiden name unknown), slaves of the Starbird...

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founders of cities

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 79 words.

Founders were chiefly important before Alexander (2) the Great in the case of colonies (see apoikia), founded under

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city-founders

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 4 words.

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Free Frank (1777 - 1854), City and Town Founder / Benefactor, Entrepreneur, Painter

Donovan S. Weight.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1005 words.

entrepreneur, pioneer, and town founder, was born near the Pacolet River in Union County, South Carolina, the son of an enslaved woman named Juda. His paternity is a bit murky, but most...

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mētropolis

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 501 words.

(‘mother‐city’). (a) The ‘mother‐city’ of a Greek colony (apoikia) usually nominated the founder, conducted rituals

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Kharkiv (Ukraine)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 54 words.

A province, a city, and a river with a name thought to be derived from the city's Cossack founder, one

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<i>mētropolis</i>

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 908 words.

(‘mother-city’) has several senses.

(a) The ‘mother-city’ of a Greek colony (*apoikia) usually nominated the *founder

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Metropolis (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Named by its founders in the hope of a grand future for the city.

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Metropolis (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Named by its founders in the hope of a grand future for the city.

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Metropolis (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Named by its founders in the hope of a grand future for the city.

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Kharkiv (Ukraine)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 54 words.

A province, a city, and a river with a name thought to be derived from the city’s Cossack founder, one

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Evans, Henry

Monte Hampton.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 947 words.

preacher, shoemaker, and founder of the world's third oldest African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church, was born in Charles City County,

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Zollar, Jawole

Karen Backstein.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1163 words.

choreographer, founder and artistic director of the Urban Bush Women dance company, was born Willa Jo Zollar in Kansas City,

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