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  • n. Plural form of Thessalian.

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Examples

  • Most of the Thessalians jumped at the chance to remain and were transferred to a new commanding officer.

    Alexander the Great

  • Before the Thessalians knew what was happening, Alexander and his troops had outflanked them.

    Alexander the Great

  • The Thessalians were taken aback by this unexpected onslaught, and half of them never thought of wheeling about, whilst those who did essay to do so presented the flanks of their horses to the charge,277 and were made prisoners.

    Hellenica

  • First, is it not plain to us both, that with the adhesion of Pharsalus and the swarm of pettier states dependent on yourselves, I shall with infinite ease become Tagos507 of all the Thessalians; and then the corollary — Thessaly so united — sixteen thousand cavalry and more than ten thousand heavy infantry leap into life.

    Hellenica

  • This man now assumed the reins of office, and had no sooner done so than he showed himself a harsh prince to the Thessalians: harsh too and hostile to the Thebans and Athenians,582 and an unprincipled freebooter everywhere by land and by sea.

    Hellenica

  • And lastly there was an order issued to all the Thessalians to be ready for a campaign at the date of the Pythian games.

    Hellenica

  • This was the signal for a flight so precipitate on the part of the Thessalians, that their dead and dying lined the road, and prisoners were taken; nor was any halt made until they reached Mount Narthacius.

    Hellenica

  • Pherae, who was ambitious of ruling over the whole of Thessaly, defeated those sections of the Thessalians who opposed him, such as the men of Larissa and others, and slew many of them.

    Hellenica

  • The ranks of this invading force were further swelled by volunteers from the allied states, the Thessalians notably contributing a corps of cavalry.

    Hellenica

  • And now the men of Larissa, Crannon, Scotussa, and Pharsalus, who were allies of the Boeotians — and in fact all the Thessalians except the exiles for the time being — hung on his heels273 and did him damage.

    Hellenica

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