Messenia - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
This is part of the index of names on the attalus website. The names occur either in lists of events (arranged by year, from the 4th to the 1st century B.C.) or in translations of sources. There are many other sources available in translation online - for a fuller but less precise search, Search Ancient Texts.
On each line there is a link to the page where the name can be found.
- a region in the south-west Peloponnese, Greece
→ Wikipedia entry
+ Messenian , Messenians
invades the Peloponnese, and wins over Argos and most of Messenia.
a decree of Delphi, granting privileges to Nicodemus of Messenia.
The Messenian ephors fine Dorimachus the Aetolian for encouraging bri
The Aetolians invade Messenia.
Lycurgus returns to Sparta and invades Messenia.
Philippus ravages Messenia.
decrees of Delphi in honour of the Messenians and their officers.
Philopoemon is captured by the Messenians.
Philopoemon is put to death by the Messenians.
ing arbitration by Miletus in a dispute between Messenia and Sparta.
frequent revolts of the Messenians, and in the case of
in the war against the Messenians, those who were left
tans, some of them being Messenians, and some Heleatae,
being neighbours of the Messenians, and being also a peop
same manner the Messenians by a public decree banished
schylus who composed the Messenian epic - a man of great
eus they had subdued the Messenians, introduced a regular
768 B.C.] - Androclus of Messenia, stadion race [At this
428 B.C.] - Symmachus of Messenia, stadion race 89th [424
going to war with the Messenians for offering violence
Athenians, Achaeans, and Messenians; and all Greece, inde
war, arose between the Messenians and Achaeans, to deter
Theopompus, who, as the Messenians claim, was killed by
Plut:Arat_* 47-51 *
for the sake of assisting the Messenians. He assembled
rates. But as the Messenian war was drawn out to a great
neral by Tritymallus the Messenian, and proposed that the
his state, Nicagoras the Messenian, a man who concealed
Philippus had given the Messenians a country, asked wheth
ocrians, Byzantines, and Messenians to a league with the
had been at war with the Messenians for twenty years, when
battle with the Messenians, the Lacedaemonians determin
& After marching into Messenia, Agesilaus sent out a
owed them the Arcadians, Messenians, Argives and other Pel
enes, the general of the Messenians, was disabled by wound
ioscuri, Aristomenes the Messenian and a friend mounted
to the property of the Messenians, Agemachus, the Messen
sius was at war with the Messenians, a rumour prevailed,
the hands of the tyrant. The Messenians did as he sugges
(180-170) uld not be removed from the Messenians; and agai
(c. 240) ed by the city of the Messenians, that there shal
(c. 209/8) praise the city of Messenia on account of its p
(c. 209/8) praise the city of Messenia on account of its piety
(after 208/7) which Hagesidamos of Messenia won the pankration [f
← Search for another name
This page © Andrew Smith, 2016 :
Attalus' home page