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Arete
Areté is the term meaning "virtue" or "excellence", from Greek ἈρετήArete may also be used:*as a given name of persons or things:**Queen Arete , a character in Homer's Odyssey.***197 Arete, an asteroid....

is the term meaning "virtue" or "excellence", from Greek Ἀρετή

Arete may also be used:
  • as a given name of persons or things:
    • Queen Arete (mythology)
      Arete (mythology)
      In Greek mythology, Queen Arete of Scheria was the wife of Alcinous and mother of Nausicaa and Laodamas. She welcomed Odysseus and treated him hospitably. Her name appears to be associated with the Ionic noun...

      , a character in Homer's Odyssey.
    • Arete of Cyrene
      Arete of Cyrene
      Arete of Cyrene was a Cyrenaic philosopher, and the daughter of Aristippus of Cyrene.She learned philosophy from her father, Aristippus, who had himself learned philosophy from Socrates. Arete, in turn, taught philosophy to her son - Aristippus the Younger - hence her son was nicknamed...

      , a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.
    • Arete, daughter of Dionysius the Elder and wife of Dion of Syracuse.
    • Princess Arete, title character in the eponymous 2001 animated Japanese film
      Princess Arete
      is a 2001 animated film released by Japanese animation studio Studio 4°C. The film is a non-traditional approach to the standard tales of fairy tale princesses, and it is known in Japan as one of the most successful animated feminist works.-Details:Princess Arete was released in theaters in 2001 by...

      .

  • as a toponym, normally transliterated Areti:
    • Areti, Cyclades, a village on the island of Milos
      Milos
      Milos , is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, just north of the Sea of Crete...

      , Cyclades
    • Areti, Elis, a village in Elis
    • Areti, Ioannina, a village in the Ioannina Prefecture
      Ioannina Prefecture
      Ioannina is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Epirus region. Its capital is the city of Ioannina. It is the largest regional unit in Epirus, and one of the largest regional units of Greece.-Geography:...

    • Areti, Thessaloniki, a village in the Thessaloniki Prefecture
      Thessaloniki Prefecture
      Thessaloniki is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of Central Macedonia. Its capital is the city of Thessaloniki. It is the second most populous regional unit in Greece, behind Central Athens.-Geography:...


  • Arete (shrimp), a genus
    Genus
    In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...

     of snapping shrimps.
  • Arête
    Arete
    Areté is the term meaning "virtue" or "excellence", from Greek ἈρετήArete may also be used:*as a given name of persons or things:**Queen Arete , a character in Homer's Odyssey.***197 Arete, an asteroid....

    , a thin ridge of rock that is formed by glaciers.
  • Areté
    Areté
    Areté is an arts magazine, published three times a year, edited by the poet Craig Raine. The magazine aims to give detailed coverage of theatre, fiction, and poetry, while also serving as a platform for new writing in all genres....

    , an arts magazine.
  • A synonym for enlightenment in the role-playing game Mage: The Ascension
    Mage: The Ascension
    Mage: The Ascension is a role-playing game based in the World of Darkness, and was published by White Wolf Game Studio. The characters portrayed in the game are referred to as mages, and are capable of feats of magic...

    .
  • A form of political organization, available for Runes of Kilmorph civilizations in Fall from Heaven 2, a total conversion modification for Civilization IV
    Civilization IV
    Sid Meier's Civilization IV is a turn-based strategy, 4X computer game released in 2005 and developed by lead designer Soren Johnson under the direction of Sid Meier and Meier's studio Firaxis Games. It is the fourth installment of the Civilization series...

    .