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  Crete   - a Greek island, to the south of the Aegean Sea
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  + Cretan , Cretans
324/31 Harpalus is murdered in Crete, and Thibron takes control of his force
307/8 rum preserves a boat which is said to have carried Theseus to Crete.
272/12 King Areus crosses over from Crete, and raises the siege of Sparta.
242/11a _51.1056, decrees of several Cretan cities concerning the sanctuary
224/6b THI_53, a treaty between Antigonus and Eleutherna in Crete.
220/48 oath taken at Drerus in Crete, promising to help Cnossus against
204/10 build walls around Gortyn in Crete, but does not complete them.
204/24 The outbreak of war between Crete and Rhodes, allegedly caused by Her
201/21b lymna and Halasarna referring to defence against attacks by Cretans.
200/4 Syll_581, a treaty between Rhodes and Hierapytna in Crete.
200/23a SEG_8.269, the epitaph of Cretan soldier in Gaza.
198/10 Philopoemon goes to Crete for a second time, to fight for the people
189/14 Q.Fabius sails to Crete in an attempt to release Roman captives.
189/29 eaves Antiochus and goes via Crete to Armenia, where Artaxias has est
184/9 Claudius persuades the Cretan cities of Cnossus, Gortyn, and Cydonia
183/5b Syll_627, a treaty between Eumenes and the cities of Crete.
174/7 The Romans mediate in civil wars in Aetolia and Crete.
168/30 Euander the Cretan is killed, probably by order of Perseus.
154/4 The Cretans defeat a Rhodian fleet, commanded by Aristocrates.
153/9 The Cretans attack Siphnos.
153/11 Astymedes, appeals for Roman intervention in the war against Crete.
153/14 cessful appeal to the Achaean assembly for help against the Cretans.
145/30 Demetrius' Cretan and Jewish mercenaries massacre the inhabitants of
144/5 Trouble in Crete, as Cnossus tries to rebuild its power.
126/3 PGrenf_1.21, the will of Dryton the Cretan.
90/22 Cretan makes an offer of betrayal to L.Caesar.
72/28 onius leads an attack on the Cretans, whom he accuses of aiding the
71/2 The Cretans defeat Antonius and force him to retreat.
69/1 The senate rebuffs a Cretan embassy and makes preparations to attack
69/7 The consul Metellus is sent to lead the war against the Cretans.
67/16 Lappa and Eleuthera, and ruthlessly subjugates the rest of Crete.
67/17 us, Nasennius, and Flaccus serve under Metellus in Crete and Greece.
67/25 The Cretans attempt to surrender to Pompeius, but Metellus asserts
66/3a Metellus organises Crete as a Roman province.
62/16 elebrates a triumph over the Cretans, and is given the title "Creticu
44/50 ella, Macedonia to Antonius, Crete to Brutus, and Cyrenaica to Cassiu
    Within translations:
[Tib]:PanMes_1 Phoebus did the Cretan bring gifts most welcome, and
Apollod:Fr_26 Chalcetorium. A city in (?) Crete. Its citizen is calle
Arrian:Fr_9 set out for Cydonia in Crete, whence he crossed over to
Athen_04.130 kes of every kind known, Cretan cheesecakes, and your Sami
Athen_06.243 also in his Man-woman, or the Cretan. But Timocles in his
Athen_06.261 book of his History of Crete, says that the people of
Athen_06.264 fourth book of his history of Cretan Affairs. [85.] But
Athen_06.267 in his treatise on the Cretan Dialects, says that slaves
Athen_10.421 After the first course, Cretan bows and arrows; & And,
Athen_10.440 wines of Aegosthena and Crete, on which account men use
Athen_12.522 ans came originally from Crete, being descended from those
Athen_12.523 the orderly life of the Cretans, came to such a pitch of
Athen_13.561 tle array. And the Cretans, in their line of battle, adorn
Athen_13.601 menes, in his history of Crete, says that it was not Zeus
Athen_13.602 troduced among the Greeks from Crete, as Timaeus informs
Athen_14.645 ake in fashion among the Cretans, made with sweet wine and
Athen_15.695 composed by Hybrias the Cretan is a scolium ; and it runs
Callim:Epigr_13 " Theris, son of Aristaeus, Cretan," is long for me.
Callim:Epigr_24 ph. Astacides, the Cretan, the goat-herd, a nymph carried
Callim:Epigr_36 & Archinus. & "Which?" & The Cretan. & "I accept." & [37
Callim:Epigr_63 eer ! for now the bow of Cretan Echemmas is laid up in Ort
Diod_33.11 warriors who remained in Crete; and there is an old saying
Diod_37.18 unished. [18] & A Cretan came to the consul Julius and
Diod_40.1 eed peace terms with the Cretans, which they observed for
DionHal:Din_1 lected the legends about Crete; one, earlier than both the
Euseb]:Chron_219 Satornilus of Gortyn in Crete, stadion race [At this time
FastTr_p108 roconsul, & from the island of Crete, ...]k.Jun. 61 & [Cn.
Festus:Brev.7 coastal cities. Crete was made a province by the procon
Festus:Brev.8 two Epiruses, Praevalis, and Crete. [9] It was run acros
Hieron:Chron_1949 Ar.] The start of the Cretan war, from which Metellus
THI_106 (219-216)   dinance {diagramma} of the Cretans for each offence
THI_112 (c. 170)   torical cycle about Crete and the gods and heroes
THI_113 (195-168)   us in common] for all Cretans, they said that [they
THI_64 (263-236)   onax of Eleutherna in Crete the son of Pronax  
THI_71 (300-261)   Kretagenes {"born in Crete"} and all gods and godde
THI_85 (late 3rd century)   Kourtolia in Crete dedicates this to Pan Euodos {"o
THI_99.J (150-100)   e of the city of Aptera in Crete. Decree of the Apt
THI_99.K (early 2nd century)   ed by the city of Olous in Crete. . . . kindly towa
Joseph:AJ_13.86 of Demetrius, came from Crete with a great number of merc
Joseph:AJ_13.129 gners as came up with him from Crete, and from the other
Joseph:AJ_14.4 was called Metellus of Crete, were consuls at Rome; when
Just_3.3 went in reality to Crete, and continued there in voluntary
Just_32.4 taking to flight, went off to Crete. Here, when he had
Just_35.2 the assistance of some Cretans, when he was quite at his
Just_39.5 ire; and soon afterwards Crete and Cilicia, being subdued
Malal_201 own from the citadel the Cretans, whom Casus the son of
Memn_29 which Mithridates had sent to Crete and Spain. When Mith
Memn_33 eviously, had been sent out to Crete and Spain. He learnt
OGIS_116 (c. 154)   los, and the other] in Crete, in [the city] appoint
OGIS_270 (197)   the league [of the Cretans] and individually for
OGIS_45 (266-262)   sent as general to Crete by king Ptolemaios, has
Paean:Delph_2 Artemis, mistress of the Cretan bow and hounds, and glorio
Plut:Arat_29 vertaken and killed by a Cretan named Tragiscus, and of
Plut:Arat_48 ngaging behaviour to the Cretans, by which he gained the
Plut:Cleom_6 anded the Tarentines and Cretans to fall upon them; and
Plut:Cleom_21 ssault, and ordering the Cretan archers to ply their bows,
Plut:Eum_18 promises of Nearchus the Cretan and his own son Demetrius,
Plut:Mor_846 er, and was escaped into Crete, - or, as some will have
Polyaen_04.17.1 envoys, Philetaerus the Cretan and Dionysius of Lysimache
Polyaen_05.17.2 letter, addressed to the Cretans, in which he expressly
Polyaen_05.35.1 chus. Nearchus the Cretan made himself master of Telmessus
Polyaen_08.4.1 former prevailed on the Cretans, and the latter on the
Polyaen_08.49.1 wives and children to Crete, and themselves to hazard
PsCallisth_3.31 the doctor, Nearchus the Cretan, Stasanor, Heracleides the
Sall:Hist_4.67 happened, both to the Cretans, who alone retained their
Schol:Bob_96 ation of the province of Crete, despite the opposition of
SEG_17.639 (c. 301-298)   phylians, Lycians, Cretans, Greeks and Pisidians,
SEG_23.547 (201/0)   ntians, for the journey from Crete to Rhodes. After
SEG_50.936 (300-275)   and for all time in Crete, each holding their own
SEG_8.269 lden gifts, and you have Crete as witness how you stra
Syll_303 (333-323)   ides of Chersonesos in Crete, the son of Zoites, ki
Syll_485 (soon after 235/4)   edonia Hagesipolis of Crete Polyxenos of Crete Kall
Syll_524 (early 3rd cent.)   following terms: in Crete, the Stalitans shall
Syll_537 (193/2)   enians who visited Crete, both publicly and priv
Syll_560 (c. 207/6)   owed on the states of Crete, when they arranged an
Syll_568 (c. 204/1)   the time during the Cretan war, when it was repo
Syll_569 (c. 204/1)   ents; and during the Cretan war, when he noticed
Syll_600 (201/0)   Oineus . . . Cretans: Okymenes son of Monitos De
Syll_627 (183)   king Eumenes and the Cretans, namely: the Gortyni
Syll_653 (c. 165)   tue the league of the Cretans, with proxeny the
Syll_673 (150-135)   e fleet] during the Cretan war in the year of Astym
Syll_685 (112/1)   to judge between the Cretans of Itanos [and] Hierap

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