Boeotia


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Boe·o·tia

 (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.

Boeotia

(bɪˈəʊʃɪə)
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

Boe•o•tia

(biˈoʊ ʃə)

n.
a district in ancient Greece, NW of Athens. Cap.: Thebes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
Béotie
BeocijaBeotija
Boeotia
References in classic literature ?
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.
Contract notice: Election of supplier (s) for the supply of frozen catches of the troops (irrespective of force) of the army located in the attica and boeotia.
Indeed, Epaminondas's biography might have been of special interest to Plutarch since they both hailed from Boeotia (and Plutarch respected educated heroes, like Epaminondas).
This strategy worked in part: most of the Greeks in north and central Greece, including Boeotia and Thessaly, faced by what appeared an unstoppable Persian onslaught, defected to Persia rather than fight.
Mardonius, Xerses' thane, disembarked the ships on which they had travelled and came to one of the cities in Boeotia, in Greece, and took it by storm.
Boeotian Kabeiric ware: the significance of the ceramic offerings at the Theban Kabeirion in Boeotia (Tesis doctoral, Universidad de Glasgow).
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.
Richard Green looks into Corinth, Boeotia and Cyprus citing evidence that here too drama had a life of its own.
Intensive archeological investigation has gone on in Boeotia in the past 20 years.
Ceramicists in key areas like Boeotia have relied on stratified typologies from distant sites like Pevkakia-Magula in Thessaly and Lerna in the Argolid, or on material from partially published sites such as Lefkandi on Euboea in order to interpret unstratified material.
In some areas, such as Boeotia, the man and boy were formally joined together and lived as a couple.
X X Caligo oberthurii (Deyrolle, 1872) X Catoblepia orgetorix magnalis Stichel, 1902 X Dynastor darius stygianus (Butler, 1872) * X Eryphanis bubocula (Butler, 1872) X Eryphanis lycomedon (Felder, 1862) X X Narope cyllastros (Doubleday, 1849) X Opsiphanes invirae cuspidatus Stichel, 1904 X Opsiphanes quitena angostura Bristow, 1979 X Opsiphanes cassina barkeri Bristow, 1991 X Opsiphanes tamarindi tamarindi (Felder, 1861) X X Selenophanes josephus excisus Rothschild, 1916 X Limenitidinae Adelpha boeotia (Felder, 1867) X Adelpha malea aethalia (Felder, 1867) X Adelpha ethelda eponina Staudinger, 1886 X X Adelpha cytherea daguana Frhustorfer, 1913 X Adelpha leucophthalma Latreille (1809) X Adelpha leuceria juanna (Godm.