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  • And Crœsus, when he had passed over with his army, came to that place in Cappadokia which is called Pteria (now Pteria is the strongest place in this country, and is situated somewhere about in a line with the city of

    The History of Herodotus

  • And Croesus, when he had passed over with his army, came to that place in Cappadokia which is called Pteria (now Pteria is the strongest place in this country, and is situated somewhere about in a line with the city of

    The history of Herodotus — Volume 1

  • In the past there was commercial over-exploitation of the sea cucumbers Isostichopus fuscus and Parastichopus parvimensis, of mother-of-pearl Pinctada mazatlanica and winged oysters Pteria sterna.

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

  • Cyrus, however, so soon as Crœsus marched away after the battle which had been fought in Pteria, having learnt that

    The History of Herodotus

  • Pteria was nearly due south of Sinope, i.e. that the nearest road from Pteria to the sea led to Sinope.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Then when Cyrus was come and had encamped over against Crœsus, they made trial of one another by force of arms in the land of Pteria: and after hard fighting, when many had fallen on both sides, at length, night having come on, they parted from one the other with no victory on either side.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Pteria no doubt was the name of a region as well as of a city.

    The History of Herodotus

  • In ancient times, in the royal palace, traditional medicinal plants such as Angelica dahurica, Aloe and Pteria margaritifera (pearl) powder were often used to make the skin white and delicate.

    Chapter 8

  • Boghaz-Köi, the site of Pteria, which was destroyed, according to the

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • Pteria, with many of its surrounding dependencies, inflicting damage and destruction upon these distant subjects of Ekbatana.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 01

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