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The Story of the Greeks

Page: 130

Spartan mother, admonition of 68
  • Spartans, ask aid of Athenians 74
    • at Pass of Thermopylæ 129
    • attack Amphea 71
    • covet Messenia 71
    • degeneracy of 172, 270
    • force way into Thebes 190
    • freed from Achæan League 277
    • habits of 67, 68, 136
    • influence of superstition on 111, 154
    • join in Olympic games 79
    • overcome Messenians 75
    • rout of three thousand by twelve 195
    • seize Persian ambassadors 111
    • swear allegiance to Lycurgus 70
  • Sperthias, self-sacrifice of 120
  • Sphinx 33, 34
  • Styx, power of waters of 45
  • Sun, eclipse of 153, 154
  • Susa, statue at 247
  • Sybaris, prosperity of 165
  • Syracuse 166, 204


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