axones

All Noun
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  • However, other versions refer to the same tribe as Axones.
  • The tablets were called axones, perhaps because they could be pivoted along the pyramid's axis, to read any side.
  • But some say those are properly cyrbes, which contain laws concerning sacrifices and the rites of religion, and all the other axones. Cited from The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch's "Lives", by White
  • But some say those are properly cyrbes, which contain laws concerning sacrifices and the rites of religion, and all the others axones. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,
  • These axones appear to have operated on the same principle as a Lazy Susan, allowing both convenient storage and ease of access.
  • Originally the axones recorded laws enacted by Draco in the late 7th Century (traditionally 621 BC).
  • However, other copies call the same tribe Axones, and it is considered likely that it is a misspelling of the tribe that Tacitus in his Germania called Aviones.
  • All his laws he established for an hundred years, and wrote them on wooden tables or rollers, named axones, which might be turned round in oblong cases; some of their relics were in my time still to be seen in the Prytaneum, or common hall, at Athens. Cited from The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch's "Lives", by White
  • Fragments of the axones were still visible in Plutarch's time but today the only records we have of Solon's laws are fragmentary quotes and comments in literary sources such as those written by Plutarch himself.
Root form of axones is axone for the noun.