Central-greece sentence example
Four years later Thebes used her new predominance in central Greece to restore the Trachinians, who retained Heraclea until 37 1, when Jason of Pherae seized and dismantled it.
In 457 the Athenians and their allies ventured to intercept a Spartan force which was returning home from central Greece.
After visiting Central Greece and Peloponnesus, he returned by way of Sicily to Rome (end of 126).
Besides securing her Aegean possessions and her commerce by the defeat of Corinth and Aegina, her last rivals on sea, Athens acquired an extensive dominion in central Greece and for a time quite overshadowed the Spartan land-power.
The Phocian mercenaries at Thermopylae were bought off and Philip crossed into central Greece.Advertisement
Its importance lay in its strategic position near the head of the defile which presents the last serious obstacle to an invader in central Greece.
In the Hellenistic period it gained inportance as a fortress by which the Macedonian rulers controlled central Greece.
After annexing Boeotia (by 245) the Aetolians controlled all central Greece.
The Romans in return restored central Greece to the league, but by withholding its former Thessalian possessions excited its deep resentment.
Each of these predominated in its turn, though not to the exclusion of others, the sophistry of culture beginning about 447, and leading to the sophistry of eristic, and the sophistry of rhetoric taking root in central Greece about 427, and merging in the sophistry of politics.Advertisement
Cleomenes' interposition in the politics of central Greece was less successful.