- a son of Rhoda and Helius who, when banished from his home for fratricide, fled to Egypt, where he taught astrology. The Colossus of Rhodes was built in his honor.
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Examples from the Web for actis
And thairfoir, Madam, cast up when ye list the Actis of your Parliment.
And so at other times in actis and Verba m'ri Alani de Auriga.The Boke of Noblesse
The Actis ar in prynt: lett wyese men read, and then accuse us, yf without cause we compleane.
Quod non est in actis, non est in mundo, was his maxim--a maxim, alas!
Actis vum implet, non segnibus annis—His lifetime is full of deeds, not of indolent years.