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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 Inscr_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.
200/3b SEG_23.547, a treaty between Rhodes and Olous in Crete.
200/4b THI_100, a treaty between Attalus and Malla in Crete.
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.
153/9a Carpathos in honour of a commander in the war 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.
113/19a Q.Fabius leads a Roman embassy to Crete.
111/7a dges arbitrating between the Cretan cities of Itanus and Hierapytna.
110/5b SEG_61.722, a treaty between the Cretan cities of Lyttus and Olous.
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
1Macc_10   the son of Demetrius came from Crete to the land of his
Aelian:Fr_254   ept an entreaty from the Cretans. [255] & {253 DF} & &
Aelian:NA_3.2   with hounds. The Cretan hound is nimble and can leap and
Aelian:NA_3.32   nfliction. [32] & Crete is exceedingly hostile to wolves
Aelian:NA_4.1   ion he courts. The Cretans also have taken this view regar
Aelian:NA_5.2   is not found at all in Crete, and moreover that if it
Aelian:NA_6.43   elebrate certain labyrinths in Crete. They have yet to lea
Aelian:NA_9.48   And some have in fact applied Cretan alexanders and sodiu
Aelian:NA_11.35   is} who when Basilis the Cretan fell into a wasting diseas
Aelian:NA_12.5   lowing story. Some Cretans who owing to a disaster that
Aelian:NA_12.22   eagle. [22] & In Crete there is a temple to Artemis Rhoc
Aelian:NA_14.20   was an old fisherman of Crete and he had some young sons,
Aelian:NA_15.24   3-93] Idomeneus of Crete and Ajax of Locris are represente
Aelian:NA_16.15   Egyptian galleries or Cretan labyrinths and make a plac
Aelian:NA_17.35   of bee on Mount Ida in Crete; they are not numerous, but
AnthPal_6.299   rapings of round cheeses, some Cretan meal, a heap of crum
AnthPal_6.316   Daughter of Crateus, king of Crete, and subsequently wif
AnthPal_6.326   ysimachus, dedicates his Cretan quiver and curved bow to
AnthPal_6.356   and Ameinō, the two Cretan four-year-old daughters
AnthPal_7.275   and the perilous sea of Crete and the blind cliffs of Cap
AnthPal_7.304   abes, a Thessalian, from Crete, of Magnesian race, the son
AnthPal_7.494   Nereus, died Sodamus the Cretan who loved your nets and
AntipSid_7.423   bow proclaims me Cretan, the wool a good workwoman, and
AntipSid_7.427   so? - I think now like a Cretan archer I shall shoot strai
AntipSid_12.97   & the captain of the Cretans ; but from Meriones onwar
AntipThes_7.625   as Atlas, and knew the Cretan waters and the navigation
AntipThes_9.268   G-P 24 } & Gorgo, the Cretan bitch, being in pup, was
Anyte_6.123   thene, announce the bravery of Cretan Echecratidas. [6.153
Apollod:Fr_26   Chalcetorium. A city in (?) Crete. Its citizen is calle
Apollonid_9.265   avenged himself on the Cretan for his archery, returning
Arrian:Fr_9   set out for Cydonia in Crete, whence he crossed over to
Athen_4.130   kes of every kind known, Cretan cheesecakes, and your Sami
Athen_6.243   also in his Man-woman, or the Cretan. But Timocles in his
Athen_6.261-264 *   book of his History of Crete, says that the people of
Athen_6.267   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_14.626-630 *   think that the ancient Cretans and Lacedaemonians used
Athen_14.639   At all events, in Crete, at the festival of Hermes, a sim
Athen_14.640   Euripides says in his Cretan Women : and, as Eubulus
Athen_14.645   ake in fashion among the Cretans, made with sweet wine and
Athen_14.647   lso,' says he, 'in Crete they make a kind of cheesecake
Athen_14.658   broad cheeses, which the Cretans call 'females', as Seleuc
Athen_15.695   was composed by Hybrias the Cretan is a scolium ; and
Bianor_9.223   Zeus, he eluded not the Cretan, but the archer drew his
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
Demetr:Eloc_113   instance, says of Crete: A land there is, even Crete, in
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
DioscEpigr_6.126   of Polyttus, the stout Cretan warrior, blazon on his shi
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
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
LeonTar_6.188   4 } & Therimachus the Cretan suspended these his hare-s
LeonTar_6.262   the dogs, Eualces the Cretan slew while shepherding his
LeonTar_6.289   ml;sciŏn, the three Cretan daughters of Philolaides
LeonTar_7.448   underworld, yourselves Cretans, you have taken the Creta
LeonTar_7.654   G-P 16 } & The Cretans are ever brigands and pirates,
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
Nicand:Al_230   fruit of the grim Cydon, which Cretan torrents have foster
Nicand:Al_370   or a fresh-blooming sprig of Cretan thyme. Sometimes the
Nicand:Al_400   Cestrus, or else well-ground Cretan alexanders. Take als
Nicand:Al_480   of the pomegranate, the Cretan kind, 490 the wine-red,
Nicand:Ge_71   atternly carrot as well, Cretan alexanders, and sow-thistl
OGIS_45   (266-262)   sent as general to Crete by king Ptolemaios, has
OGIS_102   (c. 155)   ting men stationed at Crete and Thera and Arsino
OGIS_116   (c. 154)   los, and the other] in Crete, in [the city] appoint
OGIS_153   (142-131)   e association of the Cretans stationed in the islan
OGIS_270   (197)   the league [of the Cretans] and individually for
Oros_6.4   upon the island of Crete, which he eventually brought
Paean:Delph_2   Artemis, mistress of the Cretan bow and hounds, and glorio
Philip_9.265   avenged himself on the Cretan for his archery, returning
Plin:HN_4.58   [58] Crete itself stretches east and west
Plin:HN_4.71   Casos to Cape Samonium in Crete 30. In the Euripus between
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:Arat_50   ins of great strength in Crete, many castles in Boeotia
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_4.17.1   envoys, Philetaerus the Cretan and Dionysius of Lysimache
Polyaen_5.17.2   letter, addressed to the Cretans, in which he expressly
Polyaen_5.35.1   chus. Nearchus the Cretan made himself master of Telmessus
Polyaen_8.4.1   former prevailed on the Cretans, and the latter on the
Polyaen_8.49.1   wives and children to Crete, and themselves to hazard
POxy_1380   ; at Cyrene Isis ; in Crete Dictynnis ; at Chalcedon
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_8.269   lden gifts, and you have Crete as witness how you stra
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_39.1243.iv   (c. 130-110) envoys who arrived from the Cretans, 20 and he also offered
SEG_49.1217   (c. 220)   ed individually a thousand Cretan staters. In warti
SEG_50.936   (300-275)   and for all time in Crete, each holding their own
Simonid_7.254a   rotachus, a Gortynian of Crete, lie here, where I came not
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
THI_19   (Late 3rd century) From the league of the Cretans.
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_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_114.A   the league koinon of the Cretans to Alexandria: since Aglaos of
THI_178.B   general in charge of the Cretans, sent a sufficient force to
THI_182   (229/8) exists between us and the Cretans, starting from the god], and
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
ValMax_7.2e.18   add one small one. The Cretans when they would most vehemently
ValMax_7.6e.1   [6e.1]   The Cretans had no such help. When
ValMax_8.7e.2   From there he visited Crete and Lacedaemon, and investigated 

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