Melita   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org


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  Melita   - an island between Sicily and Africa, the modern Malta
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  + Malta , Maltese , Melitean
257/13 C.Atilius carries out raids on Lipara and Melita.
148/6 returns some huge tusks which were stolen from a temple in Melita.
73/34 Diodorus of Melita escapes from Sicily after Verres attempts to seize
    Within translations:
Aelian:NA_7.40   his relatives, and his Maltese lap-dog threw itself into
Aelian:NA_16.6   ppearance. It is the size of a Melitean* lapdog. The sca
AnthPal_7.211   hat it contains here the white Maltese dog, Eumelus' faith
Athen_12.518   sigmaf;; and also little Maltese dogs, which follow them
Athen_12.519   arites delighted only in Maltese puppy dogs, and in men
Naev:Pun_31   arcus Atilius Regulus overruns Malta, 256 B.C. : NONIUS
Oros_4.8   marched through Lipara and Melita, famous islands of Sicily,
Plin:HN_3.92   towards Africa are Gaulos, adjacent Melita (which is 87 miles from
THI_194.A   (c. 100-50) e council and people of Melite: since Demetrios of Syracuse,
ValMax_1.1e.2   whose admiral had landed in Melita, and taken out of the

  Melita   - in documents
Syll_622 (c. 185-175)   Timonax and his daughter Melita. [Therefore] you


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