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  • Phthiotis, and for the future continued his march through friendly territory until he reached the confines of Boeotia.

    Hellenica

  • Trojan War, nowhere uses this name collectively, but confines it to the followers of Achilles from Phthiotis, who were the original

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • But when Hellen and his sons became powerful in Phthiotis, their aid was invoked by other cities, and those who associated with them gradually began to be called Hellenes, though a long time elapsed before the name prevailed over the whole country.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Hellen and his sons grew strong in Phthiotis, and were invited as allies into the other cities, that one by one they gradually acquired from the connection the name of Hellenes; though a long time elapsed before that name could fasten itself upon all.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Trojan War, he nowhere calls all of them by that name, nor indeed any of them except the followers of Achilles from Phthiotis, who were the original Hellenes: in his poems they are called Danaans,

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Malians, Achaians of Phthiotis, and Thebans, with the rest of the

    The History of Herodotus

  • Phthiotis, and swear to assist the Thebans against whatsoever enemies they should require.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • At this time, Alexander the Pheraean falling back to his old nature, and having seized many of the Thessalian cities, and put garrisons upon the Achaeans of Phthiotis, and the Magnesians, the cities, hearing that Pelopidas was returned, sent an embassy to

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Byzantium; and other five besides these to go to Boeotia and Phocis and Peloponnesus, and from hence to pass through the Locrians over to the neighboring continent, as far as Acarnania and Ambracia; and the rest to take their course through Euboea to the Oetaeans and the Malian Gulf, and to the Achaeans of Phthiotis and the

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • It was not till Hellen and his sons grew strong in Phthiotis, and were invited as allies into the other cities, that one by one they gradually acquired from the connection the name of Hellenes; though a long time elapsed before that name could fasten itself upon all.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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