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+ Chian , Chians
Theopompus the historian is involved in politics at Chios.
General comments on the life and writings of Theocritus of Chios.
The animals of Chios fall in love with Glauce the citharode.
Syll_443, a decree of Chios in honour of the Aetolians.
Syll_402, a decree of Chios recognising the status of the festival
Persaeus uses identical twins to play a trick on Ariston of Chios.
47, a decree of Delphi in honour of Amphicus of Chios, an epic poet.
Sayings of Ariston of Chios, addressed to Arcesilaus, Cleanthes, and
The death of Ariston of Chios.
Apelles of Chios falls ill, and is visited by Arcesilaus, who secretl
Syll_553, a decree of Delphi in honour of Polyarchides of Chios.
the Amphictyons in honour of Leochides of Chios, a hieromnemon.
efeated by the Macedonians at Lade, but win another battle at Chios.
BD_(2)42, a decree of Chios concerning the cult of the goddess Roma.
Mithridates forcibly transports the inhabitants of Chios to Pontus.
confirms that the people of Chios will retain their full freedom and
rother of Theocritus the Chian sophist was eminent for his
wine whatever. The Chian and Thasian wines are mentioned
then that Ariston the Chian said that that was the most
to any one, and I drink Chian wine, and I have a sufficie
stal made by Glaucus the Chian at Delphi is like an iron
says that Ariston the Chian, an acquaintance and pupil
and then they sailed to Chios, and getting a force from
es; where he says,- "The Chians were the first of the Gree
igmaf;. But Ion of Chios, in his Laertes, uses the word
a pupil of Ariston the Chian, who was one of the sect
rodite. And Ion of Chios says- & Hail, our great king, our
ing the wine, as Ion the Chian, in his Sons of Eurytus,
nymes. But Ion the Chian, in his Elegies, says- & But let
ritic banquets, & And to drink Chian wine in Spartan cups.
ies in Ionia, and to the Chians first of all, to send him
etter was read among the Chians, Theocritus the philosophe
ine & From the island of Chios, and having, besides, & A
And Licymnius the Chian, saying that Hypnos [Sleep] was
ts; and in the island of Chios it is a beautiful sight to
with him & Two jars of Chian wine, and four, quite full,
in his treatise On the Chian Letter, saying that after
as Zenis (or Zeneus) of Chios, tells us in his History
echmus says that Dion of Chios was the first person who
but only Falernian and Chian, and other such fine wines:
The next was Ariston, of Chios, the son of Miltiades, who
the Bald, a native of Chios, surnamed the Siren, said,
153 A.D.] - Demetrius of Chios, stadion race 234th [157
(c. 315-307) w that the people of Chios understands how to give]
idates accused the Chians of aiding the Rhodians, and sent
laus, who was sailing to Chios and Rhodes, where his child
flux from Thasos or from Chios ?" Another time, being inf
and opened a school in Chios first, as some will have
galleys to the isle of Chios, and attempted to make good
sent the fleet away to Chios, and marched the army to
would be sent to the slaves on Chios. The Chians believed
icrates was commander at Chios, he suspected that a group
with a fleet a twenty ships at Chios. Keeping close by his
Plutarch, Mor.244]  The Chian Women. When the Chian
e-f & Mithridates enslaves the Chians.  [252.K] & EUNA
(246/5) ir contest: "The Chian people crown the Aeto
(256/5 or 254/3) player: Diophantos of Chios Director: Satyros of Ar
(c. 247-240) os, Agemachos, Nikias Chians: Gannon Delphians: Ech
(c. 242/1) ce Amphikos [of Chios, the son of Kallistratos], an
(254-244) on, (?) Euphantos, . . . [Chians:] . . . Delphians:
(soon after 230) ans: Polyon, Diodoros Chians: Oinopides It was reso
(c. 237/6) andros, . . . Chians: Timokrates It was resolved by
(c. 237/6) nted to Timokrates of Chios, [the son of Timokrat
(225 or 221) ouml;s, Ptoökles Chians: Didymarchos These
(c. 220) loxenos, Herakleidas [Chians: Phesinos] It was reso
(204/3) s Athenians: Eiranion Chians: Althaios Tanagraians:
(204) hallenians: Drakon Chians: Herodotos It was reso
(206/5) s: Parnasios, Babylos Chians: Leochides Boeotians:
(207/6) aios of . . ., . . . of Hya Chians: Polyarchides [D
(203/2) öchos, Patreas Chians: Pleistias Magnesians:
(end of 3rd cent.) n by the city] of the Chians, has performed the [tr
(193) : Thrasykles, Orestas Chians: Apollonios Magnesi
ocritus, as follows: The Chian is a different man; I, Theo
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