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  • n. Plural form of perioecus.

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Examples

  • The Athenians, proceeding on their voyage, ravaged the territory of Pheia in Elis for two days, and defeated three hundred chosen men from the vale of Elis, as well as some Elean perioeci from the neighbourhood of Pheia who came to the rescue.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • These further resolutions being also passed, the Lacedaemonians despatched Eudamidas, accompanied by a body of neodamodes, with perioeci and Sciritae,438 to the number of two thousand odd.

    Hellenica

  • From Tegea he despatched some of the knights right and left to vist the perioeci and hasten their mobilisation, and at the same time sent commanders of foreign brigades to the allied cities on a similar errand.

    Hellenica

  • Eudamidas, accompanied by a body of neodamodes, with perioeci and

    Hellenica

  • From Tegea he despatched some of the knights right and left to visit the perioeci and hasten their mobilisation, and at the same time sent commanders of foreign brigades to the allied cities on a similar errand.

    Hellenica

  • They further got a fifty-oared galley from the Trapezuntines, and gave the command of it to Dexippus, a Laconian, one of the perioeci (1).

    Anabasis

  • _Plebeians_, who were free, but, like the _perioeci_ and

    Outline of Universal History

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  • Almost invariably used, however, in the original historical sense: inhabitants of subordinate towns around Sparta (or elsewhere in Greece).

    May 26, 2009

  • People living on the same parallel of latitude but on opposite meridians such that midnight for one is noon for the other. Singular: perioecus.

    May 26, 2009