Melita - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- an island between Sicily and Africa, the modern Malta
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+ Malta , Maltese , Melitean
C.Atilius carries out raids on Lipara and Melita.
returns some huge tusks which were stolen from a temple in Melita.
Diodorus of Melita escapes from Sicily after Verres attempts to seize
his relatives, and his Maltese lap-dog threw itself into
ppearance. It is the size of a Melitean* lapdog. The sca
hat it contains here the white Maltese dog, Eumelus' faith
sigmaf;; and also little Maltese dogs, which follow them
arites delighted only in Maltese puppy dogs, and in men
arcus Atilius Regulus overruns Malta, 256 B.C. : NONIUS
marched through Lipara and Melita, famous islands of Sicily,
towards Africa are Gaulos, adjacent Melita (which is 87 miles from
(c. 100-50) e council and people of Melite: since Demetrios of Syracuse,
whose admiral had landed in Melita, and taken out of the
- in documents
(c. 185-175) Timonax and his daughter Melita. [Therefore] you
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