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  • n. Plural form of Thesprotian.

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Examples

  • A war then breaks out between the Thesprotians, led by Odysseus, and the Brygi.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • He next sails back to Ithaca and performs the sacrifices ordered by Teiresias, and then goes to Thesprotis where he marries Callidice, queen of the Thesprotians.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Chaonians came also some Thesprotians, like them without a king, some Molossians and Atintanians led by Sabylinthus, the guardian of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • In fear of the people, for they were exceedingly wroth against him, because he had followed with Topheon sea-robbers and harried the Thesprotians, who were at peace with us.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Of the Thesprotians and Molossians after the great inundation, the first king, according to some historians, was Phaethon, one of those who came into Epirus with Pelasgus.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Phokians, who were struck with fear because the Thessalians had come from the land of the Thesprotians to settle in the Aiolian land, the same which they now possess.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Thesprotians border upon the land of the Amprakiots and Leucadians, and these were they who came from the greatest distance to serve: but of those who dwell outside these limits the men of Croton were the only people who came to the assistance of Hellas in her danger; and these sent one ship, of whom the commander was Phaÿlos, a man who had three times won victories at the Pythian games.

    The History of Herodotus

  • These all who have been named dwelt inside the land of the Thesprotians and the river Acheron; for the

    The History of Herodotus

  • With the Chaonians came also some Thesprotians, like them without a king, 6 some Molossians and Atintanians led by Sabylinthus, the guardian of King Tharyps who was still a minor, and some Parauaeans under their king Oroedus, accompanied by a thousand Orestians, subjects of king Antiochus and placed by him under the command of Oroedus.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Thesprotis/Thesprotians in Ambraciot-Spartan invasion of Acarnania, 2.80.5

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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