Hymettus


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Hymettus

(hīmĕ`təs), Gr. Imittós, mountain range, E central Greece, in Attica, extending c.10 mi (16 km) between Athens and the Saronic Gulf. Mt. Hymettus (c.3,370 ft/1,030 m) is the highest point. It is noted for its honey. Marble has been quarried there since antiquity.

Hymettus

a mountain in SE Greece, in Attica east of Athens: famous for its marble and for honey. Height: 1032 m (3386 ft.)
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Mount Hymettus represents an axis that divides the traditional compact city of greater Athens with its possible future image, characterized by a lower degree of compactness and population density.
Then he senses that it, or rather, for the first time, 'she,' seems warm: he laid his lips on hers again, and touched her breast with his hands--at his touch the ivory lost its hardness, and grew soft: his fingers made an imprint on the yielding surface, just as wax of Hymettus melts in the sun and, worked by men's fingers, is fashioned into many different shapes, and made fit for use by being used.
The fire on Wednesday burned electricity pylons on Mount Hymettus and shut down a major power network, causing blackouts in the city for several hours.
Others claimed that bees originated on Mount Hymettus (in Attica) in the time of Erechteus, mythological king of Athens.
Hilary looks approvingly on men with charming profiles, and just as heartily appreciates a woman whose voice resembles "Hymettus honey slightly seasoned with lemon juice." Even some of the most know-it-all mystery readers missed the deftly absent pronouns.
In our hive, where you are the leader, Virgil's king bee, we will take the delicate juice we've collected, refine it, transform, Epode VII and produce our intricate comb dripping with succulent honey: such is your skill that nothing they gathered on Hybla or even Hymettus surpasses what we here distill." Which is my rendition of Dorat's Latin original:
Hymettus, and demographic tables for later periods.
23 Robert Liddell is buried in plot 10305 in the cemetery at Zographou, a suburb on the lower slopes of Mount Hymettus.
Thus both the bees from flowery Mount Hymettus and the fairies from the wood turn up unexpectedly at an Athenian house to bless the future of a child.
I especially adore an incredibly smooth and aromatic Greek honey from Mount Hymettus.