Boeotian


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Boeotian

1. a native or inhabitant of Boeotia, a region of ancient Greece
2. of or relating to Boeotia or its inhabitants
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The Spartans were unable to outflank the column in order to simultaneously attack them from the side, as the victorious Boeotian cavalry was there to hinder this tactic (Bourelet 1966:78).
When the Boeotians complained about the desecration of Delion to the Athenians, they cited the Athenian misuse of sacred water, which should have been left untouched except when used for ritual sprinkling before a sacrifice.
Another example is Hanson's picture of the Boeotians attacking the central-Greek city of Plataea with a "pressurized concoction of sulfur, coal, and pitch" sent through a hollowed-out beam; 200 defenders were incinerated.
He includes information on such interesting topics as the use of a primitive flamethrower by attacking Boeotians during the siege of Delium (424 B.
Among the Boeotians, the debtor sat in the marketplace, holding a
The Boeotians were able to defeat Athens on land at Coronea and so to recover their independence (1.