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The Story of the Greeks

Page: 129

  • Flood of Ogyges 15
  • Furies, duty of 36
    • Labyrinth of Crete 22, 27, 264
    • Lacedæmon, how named 61
    • Laconia, adjective from 66
      • clemency shown to 197
      • location of 61
    • Laius, killed by Œdipus 31
      • words of oracle to 29
    • Lamia, fortress of 258
    • "Last of the Athenians" 261
    • "Last of the Greeks" 280
    • Leæna, courage of 100
    • Leonidas I., betrayal of 129
      • guards Thermopylæ 125
      • reply of, to Xerxes 127
    • Leonidas II. 270-275
    • Leuctra, Theban victory at 196
    • Libya, temple at 245
    • Long Walls, building of 147
      • destruction of 170
      • rebuilding of 172
    • Lyceum, laying out of 96
    • Lycurgus, in Spartan history 61
      • iron money originated by 70
      • laws of 62-70
    • Macedon, location of 217
    • Mantinea, Theban victory at 199
    • Marathon, battle of 113-115
      • situation of 111
    • Mardonius, flight of 134
    • Mausolus, Tomb of 264
    • Mediterranean Sea, islands in 13
      • stretch of 11
    • Megacles, crime of 89, 101
    • Megalopolis, tomb in 280
    • Menelaus 42, 43
    • Messenia 71, 280
    • Messenians, bribed by Romans 280
      • thrown into Ceadas 75
      • war against Spartans 145
    • Messina, city and colony of 77, 166
      • Lighthouse of 264
    • Midas, cart of 238
    • Miletus 56, 137
    • Milo the athlete 81, 82
    • Miltiades, at Marathon 112
      • conviction and death of 117
    • Minerva. See Athene.
    • Mirage 245
    • Money, coining of 24
      • institution of iron 70
    • Morea, why so called 55
    • Œdipus, answers Sphinx's riddle 34
      • attempted murder of 29
      • death of 36
      • fulfillment of prophecy concerning 31, 34
      • puts out his own eyes 35
    • Ogyges, flood of 15
    • Olympia, temple at 78
    • Olympiad as measurement of time 80
    • Olympias 227, 261
    • Olympic games, bearing arms during 126
      • excitement at 86
      • girls in 84
      • renewal of 80
      • time reckoned by 80
    • Ostracize, derivation of 104
    • Panathenæa, festival of 26
    • Paris, bringing up of 42
    • Paros, Island of 116
    • Parthenon 149, 264
    • Patroclus, armor of Achilles on 49
    • Pausanias, patriotism of mother of 139
      • successor of Leonidas 134
      • walled in 139
    • Pelasgians, homes and habits of 12
      • remains of, in old tombs 18
      • skill of, in building 14
      • spinning and weaving by 16
    • Pelopidæ conquer Heraclidæ 28
    • Pelopidas, exiled Theban 191
      • returns in disguise 193
      • slain in battle 199
    • Peloponnesian War, end of 170
      • length of 153
    • Peloponnesus, derivation of name 24
      • Dorians settle in 55
      • key of the 270
      • laid waste 154
      • present name of 55
    • Pelops teaches coinage of money 24
    • Perdiccas, against Ptolemy 260
      • receives Alexander's ring 253
    • Pericles, death of 156, 157
      • eloquence of 154
      • idol of the poor 144
      • improvement of Athens by 149
      • leader of the Athenians 146
    • Persepolis, burning of 248
    • Perseus builds Mycenæ 17
    • Persian army, route of, to Greece 109
    • Persian fleet, destruction of 110
      • retreat of 115
    • Persian vessels shut out of the Ægean 147
    • Phalanx, Macedonian 218, 250
    • Pharnabazus 186-188
    • Pharos 264
    • Phidias, death of 149
    • Philip of Macedon, ambition of 217, 220, 226
      • at Chæronea 226
      • early training of 217
      • formation of Macedonian phalanx by 218
      • gift from, to Demosthenes 222
      • left eye of, put out 220
      • murder of 226
      • president of Amphictyonic Council 225
      • wealth of 218
    • Philippic, origin of 221
    • Philopœmon, anecdote of 279
      • "Last of the Greeks" 280
    • Philoxenus, a philosopher 202-204
    • Phocion, caution of 257
      • "Last of the Athenians" 261
    • Phœnicians, home of 13
    • Pindar, house of 233
    • Pisistratidæ, expulsion of 102
    • Pisistratus, death of 98
    • Platæa 134, 136
    • Plato, Olympic crown given to 212
      • pupil of Socrates 159
      • words of Socrates preserved by 177, 179
    • Poliorcetes, "the city taker" 263
    • Polynices 37-39
    • Porus, Indian king 250
    • Poseidon 52, 280
    • Priam, begs Hector's body 51
    • Prisoners of war as slaves 48, 61
    • Ptolemy, builds tomb for Alexander 255
      • conquered by Demetrius 263
    • Pyramids of Egypt 12, 264
    • Pyrrha 19, 20
    • Pythias 204-208
    • Sacred Battalion 195, 226
    • Sacred War 224
    • Salamis, victory at 134, 170
    • Sardis, burning of 109
      • taken by Alexander 237
    • Seleucia 265
    • Seleucus 262, 265, 267
    • Scyros, Island of, Achilles at 46
    • Shipbuilding taught 17
    • Sicyon joins Achæan League 269
    • Sisygambis, love of, for Alexander 242, 255
    • Slaves, prisoners of war as 48, 61
    • Socrates, accusation against 175
      • belief and practice of 158, 176
      • death of 179
      • defense of 176
      • greatest philosopher of the world 171
      • last conversation of 177-179
      • life of Alcibiades saved by 162
      • statue of 179
    • Solon, laws of 91, 103, 170
      • play acting disapproved by 93
      • return of, to Athens 97
    • Sophocles 94
    • Sparta, earthquake at 144
      • location of 42
      • rebuilding of 146
      • rulers of 55
      • two kings of 61
    • Spartan, an expression of courage 66
    • Spartan babes, fate of 63
    • Spartan boys, education of 63-66
      • example of bravery of 65
      • fidelity instilled in 67
      • test of courage of 65
      • trained to steal 65
    • Spartan girls, carried off by Messenians 71
      • education of 63, 69

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