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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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The golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is a bird of prey, a raptor that inhabits mountainous and rugged landscapes ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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395 words

(sing. ἀετός). The most majestic of birds was employed as both a sacred and a secular emblem. In myth ...

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

The golden eagle, who appears at the end of Book I of The House of Fame, and carries the ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
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73 words

A *bird recognized by its speed in flight (2 Sam. 1: 23; cf. Rev. 4: 7). Those mentioned by ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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98 words

Strong, carnivorous diurnal bird of prey. Sea and fishing eagles, such as the American bald eagle, are large birds ...

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

[L, MidE egle]. ...

The large, diurnal bird of prey (genus Aquila) plays a surprisingly small role in Celtic

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

this large bird of prey, renowned for its keen sight and powerful soaring flight, is traditionally regarded as the king... ...

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