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  Elis   - a region in the western Peloponnese, Greece
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  + Elean , Eleans , Eleians
323/19 ides, the courier of Alexander, runs from Sicyon to Elis in 9 hours.
320/16 Satyrus of Elis wins two Olympic victories for boxing.
272/29 Aristotimus becomes tyrant of Elis.
271/1 Atrocities committed by Aristotimus, tyrant of Elis.
269/11 The character and teachings of the philosopher Pyrrhon of Elis.
248/1b Syll_423, a decree of Delphi in honour of Cyllon of Elis.
234/2 Lydiades gives possession of Alipheira to the Eleans.
219/40 Philippus defeats Euripidas and the Eleans near Stymphalus.
218/3 Philippus captures Psophis, an Elean stronghold.
218/4 Philippus invades Elis.
218/17 Philippus invades Elis again.
217/23 The Eleans and Aetolians make raids into their opponents' territory.
212/7 Caper of Elis is the first man to win Olympic victories in both the
209/9 Philippus invades Elis.
72/_ Olympic victor in the stadion race: Hecatamnos of Elis
    Within translations:
Aelian:Fr_55   statue of Zeus by flooding the Eleians with lots of gold.
Aelian:NA_5.8   Athens. Say that Elis is the mother of mules, ** and you
Aelian:NA_5.17   once again they stream into Elis. [18] & The Great Sea
AnthPal_7.541   battle strife : verily Elis sings of you above all men
Apul:Flor_9   Socrates, and a native of Elis. Of his family nothing is
Athen_2.44   sophists who lived in Elis, were water-drinkers all the
Athen_8.350   essalians, he said, "The Eleans." And once he erected a
Athen_10.419   ent one!" But Pyrrhon of Elis, when on one occasion one
Athen_10.442   Cities, speaking of the Eleans, produces this epigram:-
Athen_13.561   of Athena, and as the Eleans celebrate the Olympian fes
Athen_13.565   the gods. And at Elis there is a contest of beauty, and
Athen_13.567   better than Amasis of Elis, whom Theophrastus, in his
Athen_13.592   just as Alcidamas the Elean, the pupil of Gorgias, hims
Athen_13.593   the slaves of Casius the Elean, with many other such, as
Athen_13.609   takes place among the Eleans, and that the decision is
Athen_14.635   en, was, with Iphitus of Elis, the author of that establis
Athen_14.655   artist as to fish, & Nor Elis either, where I've seen the
Athen_15.688   es- "The iris is best in Elis, and at Cyzicus; the perfume
Athen_15.688   "The iris is best in Elis and at Cyzicus the perfume
Athen_15.690   unguent in use among the Eleans called plangonion from having been
Callim:Epigr_61   ass the tomb of Cimon of Elis, know that ye pass the son
Cic:Acad_2.129   is discerned. The school of Elis taught a similar doctrine, but
Cic:Brut_30   bderite, and Hippias the Elean, who were all held in great
Cic:DeOr_3.127   which number was Hippias of Elis, who, when he came to
Cic:Rep_4.4   To say nothing of the Eleans and Thebans, among whom lust
Euseb]:Chron_191-205 *   Olympiad: in which Coroebus of Elis won the stadion race.
Euseb]:Chron_209   race [p209] Caprus of Elis won both the wrestling and
Euseb]:Chron_211   B.C.] - Hecatomnos of Elis, stadion race 178th [68 B.C.
Euseb]:Chron_215   games the inhabitants of Elis would not award the crown
Euseb]:Chron_217   by the inhabitants of Elis, in favour of Dionysius of
Euseb]:Chron_223   ablished, in which Coroebus of Elis won the stadion race.
FGrH_257a.1   econd time Archidamus of Elis, in the race for chariots
Joseph:BJ_1.426   vours he bestowed on the Eleans was a donation not only
Just_5.1   offering to defend himself, to Elis. From thence, having
Nepos_7.4   made his escape, first to Elis, and then to Thebes. 5
Philip_16.52   Pergamon, by Delphi, Corinth, Elis, & Argos, and Actium.
Philoch_121   ound guilty, and fled to Elis, where he is said to have
Philoch_131   tians, the Corinthians and the Eleans. [132] & SCHOL.AR.,P
Plin:HN_4.14   were formerly called the Epioi. Elis itself is in the interior,
Plin:HN_4.22   other direction 125 miles from Elis to Epidauros and 68 miles
Plin:HN_6.214   Gythium, Malea, Argos, Laconia, Elis, Olympia and Messenia in
Plin:HN_7.84   148 miles from Sicyon to Elis in a day. At the
Plin:HN_35.54   a shield of Athene at Elis made by Colotes, Phidias's pupil
Plin:HN_36.177   lime is in lumps. At Elis there is a temple of
Plut:Cleom_3   the Lacedaemonians and Eleans, and such of the Arcadians
Plut:Cleom_5   the assistance of the Eleans, against whom the Achaeans
Plut:Cleom_14   the town into the hands of the Eleans. [15] When the Achae
Plut:Mor_190   over many. & The Eleans were commended for managing the
Plut:Mor_834   ppermost, he withdrew to Elis, [835] and there lived till
Plut:Mor_835   led with Thrasylaeus the Elean, his old friend and host,
Plut:Mor_850   likewise to the Eleans, to plead the cause of the athle
Polyaen_6.36.1   tes to let them in. [36] The Eleans. The Eleans suspecte
SEG_35.665   (c. 160)   jointly composed, to Elis and Larisa; and the envoy
SEG_58.370   (180-170)   the meeting at Elis the Megalopolitans wanted arbi
Syll_314   (c. 320 +)   own horses: Dameas of Elis, the son of Timon Race
Syll_418   (272-270)   s, and Alexeinides of Elis (resident in Aetolia),
Syll_424   (256/5 or 254/3)   enos ; Herakleitos of Elis, the son of Herakleides
Syll_650   (168)   e city of Elis] dedicated to Zeus this stat
Syll_676   (146)   The city of Elis honours Lucius Mummius, son
Syll_686   (soon after 146)   The city of Elis honours Polybios of Megalopo
Syll_713   (c. 101) The city of [ Elis ] honours [Gaius] Marius, [son]
THI_93   (c. 276) them with the crown of Elis.
THI_207   (218) the Aetolians [ and the Eleians ]

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