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He was described to Alexander  as the most powerful king in the Ganges valley. It is therefore probably Nandrus, the last king of the Nanda dynasty in Indian sources, that is meant Nandas. The in Just.
In the Byzantine city of the same name no remains suggesting Antiquity have been discovered; it was on the Via Egnatia Nikephoros Gregoras ,24; ,19 ; modern Xanthi. Thracian people Hecat.
FGrH 1 Fwhose location cannot be determined; mentioned in Str. HN 7,; Fest. In BC X. In Aristoteles  X. In the spring of X. According to Hdt. Presumably it was a cult of the Syrian goddess Astarte, i.
It is uncertain whether it can be identified with a temple of Aphrodite or Selene mentioned in Str. Quack, Joachim Berlin Bibliographie 1 A. Yoyotte, P. BC Greek historian and geographer probably in the 3rd cent. FGrHmentioned by Dion.
It is unclear whether he was identical to X. He wrote a chronicle that included Egypt F 1 and the west, esp.
Sicily F 12; 14; 15; 17; 18probably Italy i. Rome as well if F 29 is a part of the chronicle in at least 4 bks. It cove….
According to Plin. Hild, Friedrich Vienna Bibliographie A. Delatte, Les Portulans grecs, F. Hild, H. Treidler, s. Auteur s : Cartledge, Paul A. Originally, a xenagos was a high-ranking Spartan officer deated to take overall command of the troops of an allied city Xen.
The post of xenagoswhich is first documented for the opening phase of the Peloponnesian War in BC: Thuc.
BC Comedy writer of the probably late 4th cent. Eight play titles quite typical of this period and 14 fragments have been preserved exclusively in Athenaeus . After unofficial negotiations with the Boeotians and the Corinthians, the two managed to conclude a special a….
The first xenelasia is supposed to have been the expulsion of Maeandrius  of Samos Hdt. Prominent citizen of Locri  in Lower Italy.
Later he held X. Dion 3, Meister, Klaus Berlin. A Greek rite of central importance in which, as an alternative to a customary sacrifice, gods and heroes of all kinds were invited to a public or private sacrificial meal.
Smaller sacrificial offerings such as fruit and cakes were put on the 'tables o…. Proto-sceptic philosopher of the 5th cent.
Sextus  Empiricus the only source repeatedly cites him, together with other philosophers who rejected a criterion of truth and falsehood S. Public action for arrogation of Athenian citizenship.