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  • n. Plural form of Lemnian.

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  • The only thing that remained was the "backness" of the sound which came to be reinterpreted as /w/ and consistently written with the letter vee once the ancestors of Etruscans, Lemnians and Rhaetic finally adopted their alphabet.

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  • The Athenians themselves, who were Ionians, went of their own free will against the Syracusans, who were Dorians; they were followed by the Lemnians and Imbrians54 and the then inhabitants of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Athenian forces were the flower of their army, and they were supported by the best of the Lemnians and Imbrians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Methymnaeans, with the Imbrians, Lemnians, and a few of the allies, had come to the support of the Athenians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Ionians went against the Dorians of Syracuse of their own free will; and the peoples still speaking Attic and using the Athenian laws, the Lemnians, Imbrians, and Aeginetans, that is to say the then occupants of Aegina, being their colonists, went with them.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • He did not venture to go out in regular order against the Athenians: he mistrusted his strength, and thought it inadequate to the attempt; not in numbers — these were not so unequal — but in quality, the flower of the Athenian army being in the field, with the best of the Lemnians and Imbrians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Lacedaemonians, but would sail without taking any one from the city with him, except the Lemnians and Imbrians that were at Athens, with some targeteers that had come up from Aenus, and four hundred archers from other quarters.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Methymnians, who came to the aid of the Athenians with the Imbrians and Lemnians and some few of the other allies.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Cardamyle in the Laconian land; and of the Lemnians, all the

    The History of Herodotus

  • Of these the Lemnians fought well, and defending themselves for a long time were at length brought to ruin; 761 and over those of them who survived the Persians set as governor Lycaretos the brother of that Maiandrios who had been king of Samos.

    The History of Herodotus

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