Eretria


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E·re·tri·a

 (ĕ-rē′trē-ə)
An ancient city of Greece on the southern coast of Euboea. Founded as an Ionian colony, it was destroyed by the Persians in 490 bc.
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Eretria

(ɪˈrɛtrɪə)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in Greece, on the S coast of Euboea: founded as an Ionian colony; destroyed by the Persians in 490 bc following which it never regained its former significance
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How their marriages, for instance, will have that effect has been already shown: and in Eretria, Diagoras destroyed the oligarchy of the knights upon the same account.
Critics from Plutarch downwards have almost unanimously rejected the lines 654-662, on the ground that Hesiod's Amphidamas is the hero of the Lelantine Wars between Chalcis and Eretria, whose death may be placed circa 705 B.C.
The fierce Abantes held Euboea with its cities, Chalcis, Eretria, Histiaea rich in vines, Cerinthus upon the sea, and the rock-perched town of Dium; with them were also the men of Carystus and Styra; Elephenor of the race of Mars was in command of these; he was son of Chalcodon, and chief over all the Abantes.
I now turn my attention to the road which will really be tough because of strong road race riders from South Africa and Eretria,' Du Toit said.
ITI has executed projects in Burundi, Uganda, Djibouti, Eretria, and Sudan.
He also implemented training courses targeting Doctors working in TB field and provided treatment aid for a number of African countries namely, Botswana, Mozambique, Eretria, Nigeria, Malawi, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Chana.
All AU member states, except for Eretria, signed the AfCFTA agreement which was reached by the African leaders in a summit in Kigali on March 21, 2018.
Al-Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdel Wahed, reporting from Tripoli, stated that the centre housed about 150 migrants from different nationalities, most of them from African countries such as Sudan, Eretria and Somalia.
Ethiopia and Eretria today are like brothers in their relationship.
He said Ethiopia enjoys distinguished geographical location in the Africa, terming it as a gateway to many neighbouring countries such as Sudan, Eretria, Kenya and Djibouti.
[33.1] Mas emulou Pirro, de acordo com uns, e manteve a dialetica e engajou-se nos argumentos <da escola> de Eretria, de modo que dele era dito por Arfston: (81)
It is pertinent to mention here that USA has put the names of Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia China, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Myanmar, Eretria and North Korea in the black list under International Act for Religious Liberty 1998.