Mantineia


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Noun1.Mantineia - the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BCMantineia - 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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5) Fur seine fromme und mannliche Gesinnung moge der Bericht uber sein Verhalten zeugen, als ihn die Nachricht erreichte, dass sein Sohn Gryllos in der Schlacht bei Mantineia (362 v.
Thrasyas of Mantineia claimed that his preparation of hemlock kept indefinitely: 'it will keep any length of time without losing its virtue at all.
When the moment comes for Socrates to present his encomium of eros, he approaches his task in a manner that differs from his predecessors in two basic respects: first of all, he begins with a philosophical questioning of the speaker who directly preceded him, and, second, rather than relate his own speech, he gives an account of a conversation he once had with the wise woman from Mantineia (i.