Definition of Harmosts

1. Noun. (plural of harmost) ¹



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Definition of Harmosts

1. harmost [n] - See also: harmost

Lexicographical Neighbors of Harmosts

harmonizabilities
harmonizability
harmonizable
harmonization
harmonizations
harmonize
harmonized
harmonizer
harmonizers
harmonizes
harmonizing
harmonograph
harmonographs
harmony
harmost
harmosts (current term)
harmosty
harmotome
harms
harn
harn-pan
harness
harness bend
harness bends
harness cask
harness casks

Literary usage of Harmosts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"... and harmosts. —, A fter Aegospotami, Sparta was mistress of Greece more completely than Athens had ever been, but her rule was to last only about thirty ..."

2. Greece: II. Grecian History to the Reign of Peisistratus at Athens by George Grote (1899)
"The armaments on both sides were to be disbanded ; the harmosts and garrisons everywhere withdrawn, in order that each city might enjoy full autonomy. ..."

3. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1888)
"Spartan harmosts and garrisons in the dependent cities on the continent as well as in the islands. Even the Chians, who had been her most active allies ..."

4. Ancient History to the Death of Charlemagne by Willis Mason West (1902)
"... nor Sparta make any contributions toward the accomplishment of Hellenic unity. L THE SPARTAN SUPREMACY. A. CHARACTER IN GENERAL. 219. harmosts and ..."

5. A Smaller History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest by William Smith (1889)
"... Spartan government regarded them with jealousy as the partisans of Lysander; but harmosts continued to be placed in every state subject to their empire. ..."

6. Little Arthur's History of Greece by Arthur Sumner Walpole (1901)
"The Spartan harmosts behave badly; Agesilaus surprises every one by his energy ... But these harmosts ruled so harshly and so unjustly, that men looked back ..."

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