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  • adjective Of, from, or relating to, Mantinea.
  • noun Someone from Mantinea.

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Examples

  • “Our Mœrocles did that,” called a Mantinean; whereupon the crier, foregoing his long speech on Glaucon’s noble ancestry, began to urge the

    A Victor of Salamis

  • Content with this achievement, the Mantineans retired homewards; while Agesilaus, to whom the news was brought, no longer expecting that the Orchomenian mercenaries could effect a junction with himself, determined to advance without further delay. 600 On the first day he encamped for the evening meal in the open country of Tegea, and the day following crossed into Mantinean territory.

    Hellenica

  • Mantinean right put to flight the Sciritae and the soldiers of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The remainder of the hoplites were furnished by the allies, mostly by the subject states; but five hundred came from Argos, besides two hundred and fifty Mantinean and other mercenaries.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Mantinean and Elean allies, who had not yet left Argos.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Out of the many vessels at his service he had chosen the one he liked best, and by the terms of contract was entitled to land at any point he might desire; but for some reason, selected the exact spot where a body of Mantinean exiles lay.

    Hellenica

  • Mantinean league. 92 And so it came to pass that the Corinthians, the Syracusans, and Alcibiades appeared simultaneously in the Lacedaemonian assembly, and concurred in urging the same request.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Mantinean territory, with mountains in close proximity all round. 603

    Hellenica

  • He marched back into the district of Tegea, and proceeded to turn the water into the Mantinean territory.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • As soon as they came to close quarters with the enemy, the Mantinean right broke their Sciritae and Brasideans, and, bursting in with their allies and the thousand picked Argives into the unclosed breach in their line, cut up and surrounded the Lacedaemonians, and drove them in full rout to the wagons, slaying some of the older men on guard there.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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