Definition of Mantinea
1. Noun. The site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
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Literary usage of Mantinea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"But at the same time, the Athenians, coming to the succour of their confederates, whom they thought to have found at mantinea, were very earnestly entreated ..."
2. A History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1849)
"3*5. informed that the conquerors would no longer be content with the rasing of the walls: they required that mantinea should cease to exist as a city, ..."
3. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1839)
"Hi* celebrated victory at mantinea. Hu death and eulogy. A. si 3641. The extraordinary prosperity of Thebes was no small Am. Jc 3S3. subject of alarm to the ..."
4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"Argos on the other hand was both able to afford protection, and attracted mantinea by its similar constitution. The example set by mantinea, which seemed to ..."
5. Pausanias's Description of Greece by Pausanias (1898)
"There was a sanctuary of Zeus in the marketplace of mantinea, where the archives were kept (Thucydides, v. 47. it). It may have been the one mentioned by ..."
6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"A year after the battle of mantinea he marched to Egypt with an army of mercenaries, accompanied by thirty Spartan citizens, to fight in the service of the ..."
7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest. With by William Smith (1897)
"Battle of mantinea. §8. Revolutions at Argos. A democracy established. § 9. Conquest of Melos by the Athenians. § 10. Intervention of the Athenians ..."