Ortygia


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Ortygia:

see SyracuseSyracuse
, Ital. Siracusa, city (1991 pop. 125,941), capital of Syracuse prov., SE Sicily, Italy, on the Ionian Sea. It has a port and is a market and tourist center. Its manufactures include machinery and processed food.
..... Click the link for more information.
, Italy.
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
So when rosy-fingered Dawn made love to Orion, you precious gods were all of you furious till Diana went and killed him in Ortygia.
of amber, feeding her wide-scattered offspring -- and about the steep Fawn mountain and rugged Etna to the isle Ortygia and the people sprung from Laestrygon who was the son of wide-reigning Poseidon.
Italia * The Crow's Nest * Drunken Poet Cafe * Duval's * enRich Bistro * Euphemia Haye * Fast N Fresh * Fins at Sharky's * Gold Rush BBQ * Gulf Drive Cafe + Tiki * Harry's Continental Kitchens * JPAN Restaurant * Lobster Pot * MADE Restaurant * Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub * Mattison's FortyOne * Michael John's * Michael's On East * mi Pueblo * Miguel's Restaurant * Oasis Cafe and Bakery * Ophelia's On The Bay * Ortygia Restaurant * Pacific Rim * Paradise Grill * PIER 22 * Polo Grill & Bar * Primo
Ortygia is a great place to visit for those who love history and culture.
We drank the spicy, bright red wine seaside (this is a pattern) at the Lungo la Notte Cafe on the picturesque Ortygia island in Siracusa, sophisticated home to the island's best Greek theater.
At its centre is the island of Ortygia, joined to the mainland by two bridges and home to Baroque houses and Greek ruins.
While they live their lives in the beautiful city of Ortygia, readers listen in to their discussions, their seemingly mounting problems, as adulthood poses impositions on what had been, with few exceptions, their adolescent years of freedom.
Siracusa (Syracuse) was once a powerful Greek city and its archaeological park and the island of Ortygia are its two main attractions.
We skipped a visit to Mount Etna (and were relieved to hear its black lava-clad slopes compared to a slag heap) but we did visit Siracusa, once the most important city in the Western world, and the the island of Ortygia, its ancient centre.
this foul beast Has tracked Iona from the Theban limits, From isle to isle, from city unto city, Urging her flight from the far Chersonese To fabulous Solyma, and the Aetnean Isle, Ortygia, Melite, and Calypso's Rock, And the swart tribes of Garamant and Fez, Aeolia and Elysium, and thy shores, Parthenope, which now, alas
Arethusa In Greek mythology, a nymph who gave her name to springs in Elis and on the island of Ortygia, near Syracuse.
The incipit of the Aeneid episode is an allusive description, and the island's name is deferred until the very last line of the episode (124, where it is Ortygia not Delos):