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- a region in the western Peloponnese, Greece
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+ Elean , Eleans , Eleians
ides, the courier of Alexander, runs from Sicyon to Elis in 9 hours.
Satyrus of Elis wins two Olympic victories for boxing.
Aristotimus becomes tyrant of Elis.
Atrocities committed by Aristotimus, tyrant of Elis.
The character and teachings of the philosopher Pyrrhon of Elis.
Syll_423, a decree of Delphi in honour of Cyllon of Elis.
Lydiades gives possession of Alipheira to the Eleans.
Philippus defeats Euripidas and the Eleans near Stymphalus.
Philippus captures Psophis, an Elean stronghold.
Philippus invades Elis.
Philippus invades Elis again.
The Eleans and Aetolians make raids into their opponents' territory.
Caper of Elis is the first man to win Olympic victories in both the
Philippus invades Elis.
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Hecatamnos of Elis
statue of Zeus by flooding the Eleians with lots of gold.
Athens. Say that Elis is the mother of mules, ** and you
once again they stream into Elis.  & The Great Sea
battle strife : verily Elis sings of you above all men
Socrates, and a native of Elis. Of his family nothing is
sophists who lived in Elis, were water-drinkers all the
essalians, he said, "The Eleans." And once he erected a
ent one!" But Pyrrhon of Elis, when on one occasion one
Cities, speaking of the Eleans, produces this epigram:-
of Athena, and as the Eleans celebrate the Olympian fes
the gods. And at Elis there is a contest of beauty, and
better than Amasis of Elis, whom Theophrastus, in his
just as Alcidamas the Elean, the pupil of Gorgias, hims
the slaves of Casius the Elean, with many other such, as
takes place among the Eleans, and that the decision is
en, was, with Iphitus of Elis, the author of that establis
artist as to fish, & Nor Elis either, where I've seen the
es- "The iris is best in Elis, and at Cyzicus; the perfume
"The iris is best in Elis and at Cyzicus the perfume
unguent in use among the Eleans called plangonion from having been
ass the tomb of Cimon of Elis, know that ye pass the son
is discerned. The school of Elis taught a similar doctrine, but
bderite, and Hippias the Elean, who were all held in great
which number was Hippias of Elis, who, when he came to
To say nothing of the Eleans and Thebans, among whom lust
Olympiad: in which Coroebus of Elis won the stadion race.
race [p209] Caprus of Elis won both the wrestling and
B.C.] - Hecatomnos of Elis, stadion race 178th [68 B.C.
games the inhabitants of Elis would not award the crown
by the inhabitants of Elis, in favour of Dionysius of
ablished, in which Coroebus of Elis won the stadion race.
econd time Archidamus of Elis, in the race for chariots
vours he bestowed on the Eleans was a donation not only
offering to defend himself, to Elis. From thence, having
made his escape, first to Elis, and then to Thebes. 5
Pergamon, by Delphi, Corinth, Elis, & Argos, and Actium.
ound guilty, and fled to Elis, where he is said to have
tians, the Corinthians and the Eleans.  & SCHOL.AR.,P
were formerly called the Epioi. Elis itself is in the interior,
other direction 125 miles from Elis to Epidauros and 68 miles
Gythium, Malea, Argos, Laconia, Elis, Olympia and Messenia in
148 miles from Sicyon to Elis in a day. At the
a shield of Athene at Elis made by Colotes, Phidias's pupil
lime is in lumps. At Elis there is a temple of
the Lacedaemonians and Eleans, and such of the Arcadians
the assistance of the Eleans, against whom the Achaeans
the town into the hands of the Eleans.  When the Achae
over many. & The Eleans were commended for managing the
ppermost, he withdrew to Elis,  and there lived till
led with Thrasylaeus the Elean, his old friend and host,
likewise to the Eleans, to plead the cause of the athle
tes to let them in.  The Eleans. The Eleans suspecte
(c. 160) jointly composed, to Elis and Larisa; and the envoy
(180-170) the meeting at Elis the Megalopolitans wanted arbi
(c. 320 +) own horses: Dameas of Elis, the son of Timon Race
(272-270) s, and Alexeinides of Elis (resident in Aetolia),
(256/5 or 254/3) enos ; Herakleitos of Elis, the son of Herakleides
(168) e city of Elis] dedicated to Zeus this stat
(146) The city of Elis honours Lucius Mummius, son
(soon after 146) The city of Elis honours Polybios of Megalopo
(c. 101) The city of [ Elis ] honours [Gaius] Marius, [son]
(c. 276) them with the crown of Elis.
(218) the Aetolians [ and the Eleians ]
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