Abydos

Abydos (Aby`dos) , a town on the Asiatic side of the Hellespont, famous as the home of Leander, who swam the Hellespont every night to visit Hero in Sestos, and as the spot where Xerxes built his bridge of boats to cross into Europe in 480 B.C.; also a place of note in Upper Egypt.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Abu-Tha`leb * Abyssin`ia
Absolute, The
Absyrtus
Abt, Franz
Abu
Ab`ubekr
Ab`u-klea
A`bul-faraj
Abul-fazel
Abul-feda
Abu-Tha`leb
Aby`dos
Abyssin`ia
Acacia
Academy
Acadia
Acanthus
Acapul`co
Acarna`nia
Acca`dians
Acca-Laurentia
Acciaioli

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Abydenus
Coryate, Thomas