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- a region to the north of Greece, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea
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+ Illyrian , Illyrians , Illyrica
Pyrrhus is taken as a baby to the court of Glaucias in Illyria.
Cassander invades Illyria, and captures Epidamnus.
between Alexander of Epirus and Mitylus the king of the Illyrians.
Agron, king of Illyria, sends a force which defeats the Aetolians nea
The Illyrians seize Phoenice.
The Illyrians leave Phoenice and enter into alliance with Epirus.
The Illyrian town of Issa appeals to Rome for help against Teuta.
anius, a Roman ambassador to Illyria, is murdered by order of Teuta.
The Romans declare war on the Illyrians.
The Illyrians attack Epidamnus but fail to capture it.
The Illyrians capture Corcyra, after defeating an Achaean fleet near
The Illyrians make a raid on Mothone.
The Romans capture several Illyrian towns and force Teuta to escape
The triumph of Fulvius, for his naval victory over the Illyrians.
The Macedonians recall Antigonus because of an Illyrian invasion.
Demetrius of Pharus extends his power over the towns of Illyria.
Antigonus defeats an invading Illyrian army.
laidas and Demetrius lead an Illyrian fleet in a raid against the isl
The consuls set out for Illyria.
The achievements of Paullus in the war against the Illyrians.
between the Romans and the Illyrians: the end of the Second Illyria
The triumph of the Roman consuls, over the Illyrians.
nfairly dividing the booty from Illyria, and Livius is found guilty.
Philippus invades Illyria.
abortive naval expedition by Philippus against Illyria.
L.Duronius accuses the Illyrian king Genthius of encouraging piracy.
commits suicide after learning of the death of his son in Illyria.
Cassius attempts to march on Macedonia through Illyria.
Perseus invades Illyria.
pts to persuade Genthius the Illyrian king to join him in the war aga
The praetor L.Anicius arrives in Illyria.
Anicius captures Genthius, the king of the Illyrians.
Anicius subdues Illyria and Epirus, and organizes their administratio
The triumph of Anicius, over Genthius and the Illyrians.
Roman embassy goes to Illyria to deliver an ultimatum to the Ardiae
Flaccus attacks the Illyrians.
CIL_1.652, recording the exploits of Tuditanus in Illyria.
racians and Illyrians; L.Scipio responds by attacking the Illyrians.
Cosconius defeats the Illyrians and captures Salonae.
mands hostages from the Pirustae, after they make a raid on Illyria.
The Illyrians invade the territory of Tergeste.
Caesar, is defeated by the Illyrians, and dies soon afterwards
sar sends Vatinius to exact tribute and hostages from the Illyrians.
The Illyrians defeat Baebius, an officer of Vatinius.
The triumph of Vatinius, over the Illyrians.
out to invade Britain, but returns on hearing of unrest in Illyria.
the Porticus Octavia, and displays the trophies from Illyria there.
abitants of Thessaly, of Illyria, and of Lemnos regard jac
ter. I learn that the goats of Illyria have a solid, not
HANUS Byz.] Parthus: a city of Illyria. Apollodorus in [bo
beyond Thrace, as far as the Illyrians, Triballians. and
Agron, the king of the Illyrians, being delighted at hav
also a spot amongst the Illyrians, which has been celebra
aving married Audata the Illyrian, he had by her a daughte
at the court of Cynnane the Illyrian. [11.]  Now,
after he had subdued the Illyrians, and brought with him
wellings.  & War with the Illyrian pirates, 230-228
Ennius:Ann_* 247-249 *
breasts.  & A sea-fight ; Illyrians hard-pressed :
(220 B.C.) and Second Illyrian War (219 B.C.) : PRISCIA
in Campania Parthini An Illyrian tribe, near Dyrrachium
nsul, & naval triumph over the Illyrians, 10 k.Quint. (21s
king Genthius and the Illyrians, Quirinalia (17th Febru
Roman people. The Illyrians, who had borne aid to the Mac
ander first defeated the Illyrians, Paeonians and other
successfully against the Illyrians and Thracians, and dest
freedom to the Macedonians, Illyrians, and Galatians.
bravest of them all, Italians, Illyrians, and Celts. And
Celts or Thracians or Illyrians? Do you not see what
Just_* 7.2-6 *
with the Thracians and Illyrians, and, being hardened
hence to the king of the Illyrians, and was with difficul
acified, at another the Illyrians, Thracians, Dardanians,
He excited the Illyrians and Thracians by describing
one in the war with the Illyrians, the other in the Olymp
wars too with the Illyrians, Sicilians, Romans, and Carth
Demetrius king of the Illyrians, who had lately been
while the princes of the Illyrians, sticking close to his
icia. 13 Philon of Illyria was set over the Greater Media;
together with Pithon of Illyria, and Alcetas, the brother
dylis, king of the Illyrians, is said to have fought on
beyond the Ionian Sea and the Illyrian peoples. These are
had been appointed praetor for Illyria.  So many were
omb of Cadmus and Harmonia, in Illyria.  & Athen_12.53
the citadel of Corinth with Illyrian and Gaulish arms.
rey to the Aetolians and Illyrians for want of a sufficien
all Macedonia. The Illyrians in particular, descending wit
had ordered the Illyrians and Acarnanians secretly to
named The Slender, by an Illyrian woman; the other was by
war between the Illyrians and Macedonians, many of the
Cassander returned from Illyria, he planted in ambush a
ngagement with the Illyrians, she herself slew their queen
He defeated the Illyrians and Thracians, conquered Gree
in Mesopotamia and the Illyrian land, not to mention the
ander appoints Olcias, king of Illyria. And he gives him
(171/0) ies, [he set Genthios the Illyrian against us, by
from the spoil of the naked Illyrians. * & Her temple
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