Collection of foolish people or group of things that defy sense or logic.
Can also be used to describe a mistake in judgement.

Tell all the dillery they need to get back to work. Please stop the dillery.

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  • Manetho — (or Manethon, Greek: Μανέθων, Μανέθως) was an Egyptian historian and priest from Sebennytos (ancient Egyptian: Tjebnutjer) who lived during the Ptolemaic era, approximately during the 3rd century BC. Manetho wrote the Aegyptiaca (History of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hekataios von Abdera — war ein um 300 v. Chr. wirkender griechischer Geschichtsschreiber, Geograph und Philosoph. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke des Hekataios 3 Einzelnachweise …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Manéthon de Sebennytos — (grec moderne : Μανέθων, Μανέθως) (IIIe siècle avant notre ère) est un prêtre égyptien qui a écrit une Histoire de l Égypte (Ægyptiaca) en trente volumes en grec à la demande de Ptolémée Ier Sôter. Manéthon était un Égyptien originaire… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Othryadès — (en grec ancien Ὀθρυάδης / Othruádês) est un guerrier spartiate qui donne la victoire à l État lacédémonien à la bataille des Champions en 545 av. J. C. Il est fréquemment cité par les auteurs antiques, à l instar de Léonidas et des Trois Cents… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • anabasis — /euh nab euh sis/, n., pl. anabases / seez /. 1. a march from the coast into the interior, as that of Cyrus the Younger against Artaxerxes II, described by Xenophon in his historical work Anabasis (379 371 B.C.). 2. Literary. any military… …   Universalium

  • Xenophon — Xenophontian /zen euh fon tee euhn/, Xenophontine /zen euh fon tuyn, tin/, adj. /zen euh feuhn, fon /, n. 434? 355? B.C., Greek historian and essayist. * * * born 431, Attica, Greece died shortly before 350 BC, Attica Greek historian. Born of a… …   Universalium

  • Diocles of Peparethus — (late 4th early 3rd cent. BC) was a historian from the Greek island of Peparethus. His works are lost, but they included histories of Persia and Rome: Quintus Fabius Pictor and Plutarch acknowledge their debts to the latter as a source for their… …   Wikipedia

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