Mantinea


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Man·ti·ne·a

 (măn′tə-nē′ə)
An ancient city of southern Greece in the eastern Peloponnesus. Thebes defeated Sparta here in 362 bc.
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Mantinea

(ˌmæntɪˈneɪə) or

Mantineia

n
1. (Historical Terms) (in ancient Greece) a city in E Arcadia; site of several battles
2. (Placename) (in ancient Greece) a city in E Arcadia; site of several battles
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Noun1.Mantinea - the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BCMantinea - the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 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
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References in classic literature ?
So Herodotus recounts that when the people of Cyrene asked the oracle of Delphi to help them in their dissensions, the oracle told them to go to Mantinea, and the Mantineans lent them Demonax, who acted as a "setter straight" and drew up a new constitution for Cyrene.
And those that held Arcadia, under the high mountain of Cyllene, near the tomb of Aepytus, where the people fight hand to hand; the men of Pheneus also, and Orchomenus rich in flocks; of Rhipae, Stratie, and bleak Enispe; of Tegea and fair Mantinea; of Stymphelus and Parrhasia; of these King Agapenor son of Ancaeus was commander, and they had sixty ships.
Theraveia: Plato's Conception of Philosophy (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1958), 195; Walther Kranz, "Diotima von Mantinea," Hermes 61 (1926): 447.
Pues bien, estas consideraciones generales sobre la filosofia de Platon pueden ayudarnos tambien en nuestra aproximacion a un dialogo como El banquete, en el que la figura del daimon juega un papel muy significativo y en el que, a modo de excepcion en los dialogos platonicos (y en general en toda la historia de la filosofia), el protagonismo corresponde a una figura femenina, Diotima de Mantinea, a quien presenta Socrates como su maestra e iniciadora en los asuntos del amor.
The white Assyrtiko of Cyclades or Moschophilero of Mantinea, the Agiorgitiko of Nemea and Xinomavro from northern Greece offer astounding quality and have established themselves firmly on the island.
(11) He finally fell due to wounds suffered at the Battle of Mantinea in 362 BCE.