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 (bē-ō′shə, -shē-ə)
An ancient region of Greece north of Attica and the Gulf of Corinth. The cities of the region formed the Boeotian League in the sixth century bc but were usually under the dominance of Thebes.

Boe·o′tian adj. & n.


(Placename) a region of ancient Greece, northwest of Athens. It consisted of ten city-states, which formed the Boeotian League, led by Thebes: at its height in the 4th century bc. Modern Greek name: Voiotia


(biˈoʊ ʃə)

a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Cap.: Thebes.
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Noun1.Boeotia - a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens
battle of Plataea, Plataea - a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Thebes - an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
Plataea - a former town in Boeotia; site of a battle between the Greeks and Persians in 479 BC
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In continental Greece (1), on the other hand, but especially in Boeotia, a new form of epic sprang up, which for the romance and PATHOS of the Ionian School substituted the practical and matter-of-fact.
Supply of pasteurized milk to cover prefectures units needs Attica, Boeotia, Corinthia, Argolida and Evia.
Pronouncing himself "perfectly sure" that the oral history of the jumping frog he had collected in Angel's Camp was a faithful record of an event that had occurred in 1849, he averred that he was likewise "sure" that "its duplicate happened in Boeotia a couple thousand years ago.
In some areas, such as Boeotia, the man and boy were formally joined together and lived as a couple.
Sparta would be cut off from its major ally on land--Thebes, in Boeotia.
The victim is a 37-year old father of two children who was shot by an AK-47 rifle when he and his colleagues approached a car to check the driver's license at a roadblock set up at Boeotia prefecture, some 150 kilometers Western of Athens.
Examples of such projects include the Boeotia Survey, the Sphakia Survey, and the Pyla-Koutsopetna Survey (Bintliff and Snodgrass 1985, 1988; Moody and Nixon 1998; Caraher et al.
The Spartans also saw the expulsion of the Spartan overseers out of Thebes as a grave insult and they were determined to reestablish the influence that they had in Boeotia (Hanson 2010:95).
The same museum has additionally returned a funerary marker that is likely to have been found in Boeotia, central Greece, and a sixth-century BCE marble female statue (known as a kore).
Testing the hinterland; the work of the Boeotia Survey (1989-1991) in the southern approaches to the city of Thespiai.
1446), Argos in the Peloponnese, (37) Coronea in Boeotia