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Achates

companion and faithful friend of Aeneas. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
See: Loyalty
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Additional information was made on the gastro-vascular cavity of Antholoba achates and its associated snail Adelomelon brasiliana.
Thus in referring to agate he repeats the statement made by Marbodus to the effect that the agate (achates) carried on the person rendered the bearer amiable, eloquent and powerful, and he explains the story of Aeneas having a faithful companion named Achates by supposing that he carried with him an agate stone whereby he acquired the love of many people and was rescued from many dangers.
Anna then plays the role that Achates had earlier played with Aeneas, attempting to talk some sense into the deluded Queen.
Plotting to abandon Carthage, he allows Achates, his fellow European, to disparage Dido as a "ticing Dame" in the scene that comes closely after he has made love to Dido and promised "Never to leave these new-upreared walls / Whiles Dido lives and rules in Juno's town" (4.3.31; 3.4.49-50).
Effective biological control agents, like Agapeta zoegana (Lepidoptera: Cochylidae) and Cyphocleonus achates (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) that cause reductions in spotted knapweed biomass (Story et al., 2000, 2006) may also aid in the restoring of native plant diversity within the Grand Sable Dunes.
Agates have been prized since ancient times and were actually named by the Ancient Greeks after the river Achates where they were first found.
Achates, which means 'faithful companion' in Greek mythology began laying smoke to protect the convoy but was pounded by gunfire from the Hipper.
Several organisations are planning tributes to HMS Achates, which established close ties with the people of Halesowen during the 1939-45 war years as it braved the dangerous Arctic naval missions of World War II.
In Chile, only Stotz (1981) has compared different methods of anesthesia and staining, studying its effects on Anthothoe chilensis (Lesson, 1830), Antholoba achates (Drayton, 1846) and Phymactis papillosa (Lesson, 1830).
Impacts of the biological control agent Cyphocleonus achates on spotted knapweed, Centaurea maculosa, in experimental plots.
Competitors Include Achates and Pinnacle, and others like LiquidPiston.