Definition of Mantineia

1. Noun. The site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC.

Exact synonyms: Mantinea
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantineia

Mansonia
Mansonite
Mansonites
Mansonoides
Manta birostris
Mantegna
Mantegnesque
Manteidae
Mantel-Haenszel test
Mantell
Manteodea
Mantidae
Mantinea
Mantinean
Mantineans
Mantineia
Mantis religioso
Mantispidae
Mantle
Mantophasmatodea
Mantoux pit
Mantoux test
Mantoykas
Mantua
Mantuan
Mantuans
Manu
Manual
Manuel
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Literary usage of Mantineia

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1. History of Federal Government from the Foundation of the Achaian League to by Edward Augustus Freeman (1863)
"The Lacedaemonian party in that city had now recovered its superiority ; the Achaian mantineia garrison was massacred or expelled; ..."

2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1869)
"He knew that the hostile army from mantineia would be immediately put in march ... Now the straight road from mantineia to Sparta (a course nearly due south ..."

3. A General History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Death of by George William Cox (1876)
"At a distance nearly midway between the cities of Tegea on the south and of mantineia on the north the great plain (now known by the name of ..."

4. History of Federal Government from the Foundation of the Achaian League to by Edward Augustus Freeman (1863)
"mantineia and Tegea, the two chief among them, were frequently hostile to one another. At this very time we find them in marked opposition ; Tegea adhered ..."

5. Catalogue of Casts by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Edward Robinson (1896)
"520A-C. Three Reliefs from mantineia. In the National Museum, Athens. ... Found, August n, 1887, at mantineia, in Arkadia, during the excavations of the ..."

6. An Ancient History for Beginners by George Willis Botsford (1902)
"The Theban commander attempted by forced marches to capture Sparta, then mantineia, in the hope that he might thus establish peace without a battle; ..."

7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1888)
"He knew that the hostile army from mantineia would be immediately put in march ... Now the straight road from mantineia to Sparta (a course nearly due south ..."

8. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"... Lycomedes of mantineia, returning unexpectedly, carried it by a sudden assault, and put those within to the sword. February. SECTION IV. ..."

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