Ambracia


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Ambracia:

see ÁrtaÁrta
, formerly Ambracia
, city (1991 pop. 21,286), capital of Árta prefecture, W Greece, in Epirus, near the mouth of the Arachtus River. It is a trading and shipping center for agricultural goods including cotton, grain, citrus fruits, almonds, and
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References in classic literature ?
By little and little, I mean by this, that very often great alterations silently take place in the form of government from people's overlooking small matters; as at Ambracia, where the census was originally small, but at last became nothing at all, as if a little and nothing at all were nearly or entirely alike.
58) This meant that the entire north coast of the Corinthian Gulf from Naupactus to Ambracia, with the minor exception of Molycreion, was hostile to Corinth.
Coin was in Ambracia The caelator's son, named Pythagora.
De los restantes podemos encontrar mercenarios de Acarnania, Acaya, Ambracia, Arcadia, Argos, Beocia, Creta, Dardania, Elea, Megara, Quios, Sicilia, Tebas, Tracia y Tesalia entre otras procedencias.
C, dejaria huella en el imaginario griego, si bien tuvo que convivir con otras versiones como aquella que localizaba a Gerion en Ambracia, ademas de otras que lo consignan- a otros puntos de la costa occidental (Mela, cuya obra ha sido considerada una geografia de los fenicios occidentales (106), aleja Eritia hasta Lusitania (107)), y con la erudicion que persiste en distinguir el Heracles egipcio o tirio del tebano que lucho con Gerion.
46) And Cleombrotus of Ambracia threw himself into the sea because his reading of Plato's Phaedo had given him such a strong desire for the life to come.
1 Licenciado Juan de Tamayo, Vida y Martirio de San Epitacio Apostol y pastor de Tui en Placencia 1646=tres reales En esta fecha solo hemos encontrado noticia de la siguiente edicion: Juan de Tamayo Salazar, San Epitacio, apostol y pastor de Tui, ciudadano, obispo y martir de Ambracia oy Plasencia, su vida y martirio .
4-5); the sack of Ambracia by Fulvius Nobilior in 187 B.
After this fleeting reference to Cleombrotus, Plato does not mention him again in the Phaedo or any other dialogue; and yet in later antiquity a certain Cleombrotus of Ambracia rose to fame in connection with the Phaedo.
Demosthenes' success in routing their combined armies - and incidentally discrediting Sparta, and so weakening Ambracia that even the victorious Acarnanians took alarm at this display of overwhelming Athenian power - is one of the brightest episodes of his career.
Leucate es un promontorio de la isla del mismo nombre y esta situado enfrente del promontorio de Actium, que se encuentra en la costa griega de Acarnania, en la entrada del golfo de Ambracia.
For obvious reasons this study concentrates on praetextae dealing with contemporary subjects, which is to say Naevius' Clastidium, Ennius' Ambracia, Pacuvius' Paullus, and Cornelius Balbus' Iter.