- athenaeus of attaleia,
- athenagoras i,
Origin of athenaeum
Examples from the Web for athenaeum
He said I ought to belong to the Athenaeum, and he would propose me, and the committee would elect me as a matter of course.Endymion|Benjamin Disraeli
Your helping me into the Athenaeum has not been thrown away, and I enjoy it the more because I fully expected to detest it.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)|Charles Darwin
The Athenaeum a fortnight since drew forth a batch of these jests with antique humour richly dight, and here they are.
If you should hear who writes in the "Athenaeum" I wish you would tell me.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)|Charles Darwin
A poem on the death of a friend's child appeared in the Athenaeum , and there the new volumes were warmly praised.
Word Origin for athenaeum
sometimes US Atheneum
1727, from Latinized form of Greek Athenaion "(the temple of) Athene," in ancient Athens, in which professors taught and actors or poets rehearsed. Meaning "literary club-room or reading room" is from 1799; "literary or scientific club" is from 1864.