Lesbos - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- an island in the Aegean Sea
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tyrants seek permission to return to Eresos on the island of Lesbos.
_8, drafts of letters concerning taxes in Lesbos, Thrace, and Lycia.
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Aristander of Antissa (Lesbos)
hes his opponents at Smyrna, Lesbos, Pergamon, Adramyttium, and elsew
sent by Pompeius to stay in Lesbos, until the fighting is over.
Pompeius goes to meet his wife Cornelia, on the island of Lesbos.
Sextus Pompeius takes refuge on the island of Lesbos.
Corinth (with whom the Lesbians concur), the latter with
ains islands larger than Lesbos and Cyrnus,* and breeds
left sorrow to the ladies of Lesbos and to her father
lian tomb, say not that I, the Lesbian poetess, am dead.
shore beside a spur of Lesbos rich in wine, and you lie
} & Go, you ladies of Lesbos, whirling as you foot it
The Spindle" This is the Lesbian honeycomb of Erinna, and
Look at the tenth, Sappho from Lesbos.  Callimachus
attended on Anacreon, Lesbian Alcaeus sings varied stra
; Sappho, glory of the Lesbian women with lovely tresses
chus speaks of,- & Lesbian wine, & Which Maron himself app
asian, and Mendaean, and Lesbian wines were placed upon
who led the colony to Lesbos with other chieftains, and says
with the voluptuous drops from Lesbos made with reverent pains, and
in Cyprus, and Timotheus in Lesbos, and Chares at Sigeum, and
and banquets; and the Lesbians gave him wine, and
pain. "As for the Lesbian Alcaeus, you know in how many
she- and she from Lesbos comes, & That populous and wealt
when he was sailing to Lesbos as the general: he was a
ance, there are in Tenedos and Lesbos. But they say that
yre & Which long ago the Lesbian bard, & Terpander, did
his Miscellanies says, that the Lesbians call a branch of myrtle
the world, so far from Lesbos, he lies a stranger on tha
e-eminent, as mid alien men is Lesbos' bard. & & & & & (Sa
the Romans. The Lesbians resolved not only to surrender
firstly Hellanicus of Lesbos and Ctesias of Cnidus, and
Aristander of Antissa in Lesbos, stadion race 154th [164
for .. years] The Lesbians - for [..] years The Phocaeans
the purple caul of her Lesbian hair, & her pale-blue
lth. Hellanicus of Lesbos was eighty-five, Pherecydes the
Iphicrates in Thrace, Timotheus in Lesbos, and Chares at Sigeum; it
situated between Samos and Lesbos and directly opposite to
The most famous island is Lesbos, 65 miles from Chios; it
it is 56 miles from Lesbos and l2 from Sigeum.
and in the island of Lesbos.  As for Dipoenus, Ambracia,
which rivals it, and of Lesbos, which has a slightly more
Mount Oeta, on Parnassus, in Lesbos, in Messenia (where they look
the 'Lesbias,' or 'stone of Lesbos,' resembles a clod of earth.
had captured Sigeium for the Lesbians with a linen net.
Mytileneans in the island [of Lesbos and whatever] . . .
The league of the Lesbians honours [ Potamon son of
(173-169) eokles of Mytilene in Lesbos, the son of Eteokles 8
rpander, born of Aeolian Lesbos at Antissa, and yoked the
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