Locri sentence example

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  • In one campaign, in which he was joined by the Lucanians, he devastated the territories of Thurii, Croton and Locri.
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  • His son Dionysius, known as "the Younger," succeeded in 367 B.C. He was driven from the kingdom by Dion (356) and fled to Locri; but during the commotions which followed Dion's assassination, he managed to make himself master of Syracuse.
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  • Sybaris (721) and Crotona (703) were Achaean settlements; Locri Epizephyrii (about 710) was settled by Ozolian Locrians, so that, had it not been for the Dorian colony of Tarentum, the southern coast of Italy would have been entirely occupied by a group of Achaean cities.
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  • In the war between Athens and Syracuse Magna Graecia took comparatively little part; Locri was strongly antiAthenian, but Rhegium, though it was the headquarters of the Athenians in 427, remained neutral in 415.
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  • He then sought a wife at Rhegium, but was refused with scorn, while Locri gladly gave him Doris.
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  • Their lands were given to Locri; their citizens were taken to Syracuse, sometimes as slaves, sometimes as citizens.
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  • Here, too, the date of the earliest remains goes back before the Hellenic settlement, to the i Ith century B.C. In one of three Greek temples excavated at Locri were tiles inscribed in Greek with the name of Clodius Pulcher.
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  • A cemetery at Locri yielded large numbers of poor Greek vases, and some exceptionally fine bronze mirrors.
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  • The next revolt broke out in 464, when a severe earthquake destroyed Sparta and caused great loss of life; the insurgents defended themselves for some years on the rock-citadel of Ithome, as they had done in the first war; but eventually they had to leave the Peloponnese and were settled by the Athenians at Naupactus in the territory of the Locri Ozolae.
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  • There is more than one meaning of Locri discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
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