- (in ancient Greece) a temple or a sacred place.
Origin of hieron
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Historical Examples of hieron
He is sometimes said to have procured for Oxford the library of Hieron.Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867
William Dunn Macray
He removed to Syracuse, where at the court of Hieron he spent the remainder of his life.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Fig. 8: Dance of Bacchantes, painted by the ceramic painter, Hieron.The Dance (by An Antiquary)
The tyranny of Hieron, brother of Gelon, begins at Syracuse.
Advice to Hieron by Simonides — that he should govern well, and thus make himself beloved by his subjects.