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An ancient Greek city of southern Italy near the Gulf of Taranto. In 280 bc it was the site of one of Pyrrhus's victories over the Romans.
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(Placename) any of several ancient Greek colonies. The most famous is the S Italian site where Pyrrhus of Epirus defeated the Romans (280 bc)
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(ˌhɛr əˈkli ə)

an ancient Greek city in S Italy, near the Gulf of Taranto: Roman defeat 280 B.C.
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The same thing was brought about at Heraclea, soon after the settlement of the city, by the same persons; for the citizens of note, being ill treated by them, quitted the city, but afterwards joining together they returned and overthrew the popular state.
Cole then examines six key battles in which legion battled phalanx: Heraclea (280 BC), Asculum (279 BC), Beneventum (275 BC), Cynoscephalae (197 BC), Magnesia (190 BC), and Pydna (168 BC)--battles that determined the fate of the ancient world.
Unos pocos mas tienen sus dudas (Novaciano, Lactancio, Teodoro de Heraclea, Cirilo de Alejandria), pero la gran mayoria no tiene duda sobre la necesidad de que los conyuges separados sigan manteniendo determinadas obligaciones propias de los casados (63).
He added that there are many preserved temples of Isis and other Egyptian gods throughout the Balkans, but the most notable ones are the temples of Isis in Lihnidos (Ohrid) and Heraclea (Bitola), as well as others on Albanian territory in Apolonia and other regions.
Lyzander Cantoria, James Soriano, Analyn Castro, Aurora Balias, Heraclea Sison and Loraine Roa were reportedly caught forcing Zhu Cao to withdraw money at an automated teller machine along Gil Puyat Avenue, Senior Superintendent Gerry Umayao said.
enacted events were supposed to have taken place in Heraclea. See
Entre las fuentes de Socrates hay que citar la obra de Eusebio de Cesarea, especialmente la Vida de Constantino, Contra Marcelo y De ecclesiastica theologia; la Historia eclesiastica de Rufino de Aquileya; el Breviarium ab urbe condita de Eutropio (en la version griega de Peanio); los Acta Archelai de Hegemonio o Pseudo Hegemonio; el elogio de Eusebio de Emesa compuesto por Jorge de Laodicea; las cartas del emperador y la correspondencia oficial; listas episcopales y actas de concilios (por medio de la Synagoge de Sabino de Heraclea).