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  Media   - a region in north-west Persia
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  + Mede , Medes , Median
324/14 arpalus attempts to propagate Greek plants in Mesopotamia and Media.
311/30 Seleucus defeats Nicanor and gains control of Media.
193/9 58, a letter to Laodiceia in Media with the edict of Antiochus about
170/8 ing Phraates defeats the Mardi, and settles them at Charax in Media.
160/6 Demetrius suppresses a rebellion by Timarchus, satrap of Media.
147/9 thia conquers large areas of Media and the East, as far as the border
87/1a 'Avroman Parchment' - contract for the sale of a vineyard in Media.
36/5 Antonius invades Media.
35/4 ntonius plans another campaign against Media, but then postpones it.
    Within translations:
1Macc_1   king of the Persians and the Medes, he succeeded him as
1Macc_6   returned from Persia and Media with the forces that had
1Macc_8   es, the country of India and Media and Lydia. These they
1Macc_14   forces and marched into Media to secure help, so that he
Aelian:NA_1.14   subjects) as living like the Medes and Persians. It is
Aelian:NA_5.21   sing the garments of the Medes and the embroideries of the
Aelian:NA_5.42   I learn that in Media* honey drips from the trees,
Aelian:NA_10.34   ent up against the Medes and never returned to Syria but
Aelian:NA_15.26   from Susa in Persia to Media there are said to be scorpi
Aelian:NA_17.41   orde of sparrows invaded Media and drove out the inhabitan
AET_2.9.1   . . years. However, the Medes will come to [Egypt] .
AET_2.9.2   after the occurrence of the Mede. "
AnthPal_7.74   ing his country from the Medes, he was laid in foreign ear
AnthPal_7.243   ta, having dimmed the might of Media and Lacedaemon alike.
AnthPal_16.222   the stone of whom the Medes hoped to make a trophy, was
Arrian:Fr_1   on; Cilicia to Philotas; Media to Pithon ; Cappadocia, Pap
Arrian:Fr_9   emus Carmania; to Pithon Media as far as the Caspian gates
Athen_4.153   ting how he came against Media, and warred against Arsaces
Athen_9.401   an alliance against the Medes; which Herodotus mentions
Athen_10.439   who carried on war in Media against Arsaces, was very
Athen_12.512   people, as, for instance, the Medes and the Persians. For they,
Athen_12.514   about the luxury of the Medes, and having said that on
Athen_12.515   dress and effeminacy of the Medes. But now they disregard the
Athen_12.528   the generals under him, a Mede by birth, endeavoured to manage,
Athen_12.530   You come, or else from Media, or if
Athen_12.540   pon Arsaces, and invaded Media, he says that "he made a
Athen_12.545   the Lydians and of the Medes,- and even in earlier times
Athen_12.546   happened. For the Medes, after encountering the greatest
Athen_13.575   aspes was ruler of Media, and of the lower country adjoini
Athen_14.627   hon, and the long-haired Medes, & Who felt his courage,
Athen_14.654   used to send for from Media, but they also used to put
Diod_33.28   there was Dionysius the Mede; in Coele Syria there were
Diod_34.21   families, and sent them into Media to be sold as booty.
Diod_40.4   ated Dareius king of the Medes, Artoles king of the Iberia
Eupolemus_5   ned Astibares, the king of the Medes, to join him in an
Euseb]:Chron_5   next the kings of the Medes; [ p67 ] and then the kings
Euseb]:Chron_23   apture of Babylon by the Medes, [p25] Polyhistor lists 86
Euseb]:Chron_25   firmly established, the Medes unexpectedly led their forc
Euseb]:Chron_29   yages, the satrap of the Medes, and accepted Amyïtis,
Euseb]:Chron_37   of Astyages, the king of the Medes. And then he immediat
Euseb]:Chron_47   had been brought up in Media, and was fond of mountainou
Euseb]:Chron_57   ans was destroyed by the Medes, after lasting for over 1,3
Euseb]:Chron_59   rbaces, one of the Medes who was renowned for his bravery
Euseb]:Chron_63   who gave his name to the Medes and the country of Media.&q
Euseb]:Chron_67   of the Assyrians to the Medes, and the duration of their
Euseb]:Chron_71   Assyrians, and of the Medes and Persians, have been des
Euseb]:Chron_157   against the Assyrians and the Medes. He subdued them all,
Euseb]:Chron_263   about the Assyrians and Medes from the three books of Man
ExcBarb_33A   nder, reigned after Darius the Mede, the son of Alsames,
Festus:Brev_18   us, having invaded Media, which now is called Madena, wage
Joseph:AJ_12.257   they were a colony of Medes and Persians; and indeed
Joseph:BJ_1.13   about the Assyrians and Medes, as if the ancient writers
Joseph:BJ_1.50   expedition against the Medes; [51] yet could not he make
Joseph:BJ_1.62   expedition against the Medes, and so gave Hyrcanus an
Just_1.3-7 *   Arbaces, governor of the Medes, having, with great difficu
Just_13.4   was set over the Greater Media; and Atropatos, the father-
Just_41.1   ime of the Assyrians and Medes, they were the most obscure
Just_41.2   een those of the Scythians and Medes, being a compound of
Just_41.6   etween the Parthians and Medes, and after fortune on each
Just_42.3   ished the kingdom of the Medes after his own name, under
Lucian:Macr_4   Arians, the Sacae, the Medes and many other barbarian
Malal_192-194 *   the reign of Dareius the Mede, the son of Assalamus, god
MArgent_5.63   an Aetolian I have become a Mede & . * & Aetolian =
Memn_22   llies the Parthians, the Medes, Tigranes the Armenian, the
Nepos_4.1   his command that Mardonius, a Mede by birth, satrap and son-in-law
Nepos_4.3   assumed royal splendour, the Medic garb; Persian and Egyptian
Nepos_18.8   compelled him to return to Media to pass the winter. He
OGIS_54   (c. 246)   usiana and Persis and Media, and all the rest as fa
Oros_1.19   way to that of the Medes. 2 After many wars had
Oros_2.2   Arbaces, the prefect of the Medes and himself born a Mede,
Oros_2.3   king and kingdom by the Medes under Arbatus, the king of
Oros_3.23   put in command of Greater Media, and the father-in-law of Perdiccas
Oros_5.10   Ecbatana, and the whole Median Empire, engaged in battle
Oros_7.2   Babylon was sacked by the Medes and Rome stormed by the
Plin:HN_4.39   was lord over the Bactrians, Medes and Persians, owned the entire
Plin:HN_6.19   to be descended from the Medes, and themselves divided into a
Plin:HN_6.28   of Adiabene belongs to the Medes, as far as the point
Plin:HN_6.42   Ecbatana, the city of the Medes, to which race the Atrapateni
Plin:HN_6.44   for protection against the Medes, Calliope and, on another
Plin:HN_6.113-115 *   the west the Pratitae, a Median race, and to the north
Plin:HN_6.131-135 *   Armenia, coming between the Medes and the Adiabeni above
Plin:HN_37.163   The 'gassinnades,' which comes from Media, has the colour of wild
Plin:HN_37.185   an amber-coloured stone found in Media, and if it is ground
PLond_2052   temple. Amyntas, Mede, coachman, about 34 years of age,
Plut:Demetr_46   Armenia, and then to try Media and the Upper Provinces,
Plut:Eum_16   take his flight through Media and Armenia into Cappadocia
Plut:Eum_18   corps of spearmen, who were Medes and Parthians, to kee
Polyaen_1.33.1   rom their support of the Medes; which he knew they did mor
Polyaen_1.34.1   were dressed in the style of Medes, and sent them to Cyp
Polyaen_4.6.11   at Gadamarta, a city of Media, Eumenes blocked him up the
Polyaen_4.6.14   that Pithon, governor of Media, had raised a foreign army
Polyaen_7.1.1   Deïoces the Mede seized power over the Medes in the
Polyaen_7.6.1   ree different battles with the Medes. He decided to risk
Polyaen_7.6.4   inst Babylon, sent Mazares the Mede against Lydia. He orde
Polyaen_7.6.7   off their subservience to the Medes, Cyrus used the follo
Polyaen_7.6.9   ing been defeated by the Medes, retreated to Pasargadae,
Polyaen_7.12.1   most barren and sandy part of Media. When both their wate
Polyaen_7.45.2   ere fighting against the Medes; Oebares the satrap fled
Polyaen_8.51.1   betray the city to the Medes, took refuge in the temple
Poseidon_87   don in Phoenicia and Rhagae in Media. & & see also: [233.K
PsCallisth_2.9   on to the land of the Medes and great Armenia and subdu
PsCallisth_2.32   the other side of the Median desert, guided by the move
PsCallisth_2.17-23 *   of the Persians and the Medes and the other peoples for
PsCallisth_3.22   down the trophies of the Medes and Parthians, now without
PsCallisth_3.33   appoint Oxyntes satrap over Media. King Alexander appoi
SelPap_3.110   . Alike to the wealthy Medes . . . the valiant
Simonid_6.197   I destroyed the army of the Medes. * & The bronze tripo
Simonid_6.215   won from their foes the Medes, the sailors of Diodorus
Simonid_7.258   the front ranks of the Median bowmen, both on foot and
Simonid_7.296   men after slaying many Medes in Cyprus, took a hundred
Simonid_7.301   faced in battle with the Medes the force of multitudinous
Simonid_16.232   the Arcadian, the foe of the Medes, the friend of the
THI_257   (243) e violence accomplished by the Medes 28 against the temples.
THI_259   (217)   cians, at the time when the Medes devastated the te

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