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Asia (or Caesar, viii. 120.

Calumniators, or false accuscm, pun*
Uiment of them in Egi^pt, i. 139.

Cambylus, general in the service of
Antiochus, betrays Achaeus, and delivers
him up to that prince, vi. 164.

Cambyses, rather of Cyrus, king of
Persia, ii. 92.

Cambyses, son of Cyrus, ascends the
throne or Persia, ii. 166. he enters Egypt
with an army, ib. and makes himself

master of it, 167. hifl rage against the
body of Amasis, ib. his expedition against
Ethiopia, 168. on his return he plun-
ders the temples of the city of Thebes,
169. he kills the god Apis, 170. he puts
his brother Smerdis to death, ib. he Kills
Meroe, his sister and wife, 171. he pre-
pares to march against Smerdis the Ma-
g'an, who had usurped the throne, 173.
i dies of a wound which he gives him-
self in the thigh, 174.

Camisares, Carian, governor of Leu-
co-Syria, perishes in the expedition of
Artaxerxes against the Cadusians, iii.

Canaanites: origin of that people, i.

Candaules, king of Lydia, ii. 82.

Candia, islands. See Crete.

Canidius, Antony's lieutenant, vnL

Cannae, city of Apulia, famous for
Hannibal's victory over the Romans, i,

C aphis, Phocaean, Sylla's friend, is
sent by that general to Delphi, to receive
the treasures of it, viii. 53. religious ter>
ror of Caphis, ib.

Caphye, a city of Peloponnesus,
known by the defeat of Aratus, vi. 168.

Cappadocia, province of Asia Minor,
i. 22. kings of Cappadocia, 112. it is re-
duced into a Roman province, vii. 331.

Capua, a city of Italy, abandons the
Romans, and submits to Hannibal, i. 297.
it is besieged by the Romans, 299. the
tragical end of its principal inhabitants,

Caranus, first king of Macedonia, ii.

Carbo : oppressiomi committed by him
at Rome, viii. 61.

Cardia, city of the Chenonesus, iv.

Caria, province of Asia Minor, i. 21.

Caridemus, of Orea, is banished
Athens, v. 12. he is persecuted by Alex-
ander, and retires to Darius Codomanus,
ib. his sincerity occasions his death, 31,

Carmania, province of Persia, v. 173.

Carrae, a city famous for the defeat of
Crassus, vii. 309.

Carthage, Carthaginians. Foundation
of Carthage, i. 209. its augmentation,
212. conquesto of the Carthaginians in
Africa, ib. in Sardinia, 213. they possess
themselves of the Baleanan mlm^ 4^ m




8p«iB,S14. dMTlaad in SptiD,ib. and
in S&aly, tl6. first treaty between Rome
and Carthage, 217. the Carthaginians
make an alliance with Xerxes, 218. they
are defeated in Sicily ^ Gelon, ib. they
take several places in Sidly under Han*
nibal, 220. and Iniilco, ib. they make a
treaty with Diooysius, 222. war between
the Carthaginians and Dionysius, 223.
they besiege Syracuse, 224. they are
lefeated by Dionysius, 225. the plasue
nages in Carthage, ib. second treaty be-
iv^eea the Romans and Carthaginians,
126. the Carthafinians endeavour to
•aise Sicily after tne re-establishment of
Dionysins the Younger, 227. they are
iefeated by Timdeon, 228. war of the
Carthaginians with Agathodes, at first
a Sicify, 2S1, and after in Afirica, 232.
iiey sustain a war in Sicily against Pyr.
hus, 238. the Carthaginians are called
a to aid the Mamertines, who give them
<ossession of their citadel, 240. they are
ilriven out of it by the Romans, 241. they
aend a numerous army into Sicily, 242.
5hey lose a battle, which is followed by
Ibe taking of Agrigentum, their place of
arms, ib. they are beaten at sea, first
aear the coast of Myle, 243, and after
tt Ecnomus, 244. they sustain the war
Against Regulus in Africa, 244, punish-
ment inflicted by them upon that general,
^51. they lose a battle at sea, in sight of
Sicily^ ib. ardour of the Carthaginians,
n ddence of Lilybeeum, 252. their fleet
m entirely defeated near the islands
Agates, 255. they make a treaty of
»eaco with the Romans, which termmates
^is war, 256. war of the Carthaginians

viih the mercenaries, 257. The Car*

ihajg;inians are obliged to abandon Sar-
Unia to the Romans, 264. they besiege
ind take Sagunturo, 270. war renewed
tetween the two states, 271. the Car*
haginians pass the Rhone, 273, then
he Alps, 276. their entrance into Italy,
i79. they gain several victories over the
Romans, near the Ticinus, 280, lie. newt
Trebia, 282, near Thrasymenus, 285.
(hey lose several battles in ibpain, 291.
Ihey gain a famous victory over the Ro-
mans at CannsB, 292. bad success of the
Carthaginians, 299, &c. they are attack-
ad in Africa by the Romans, 303. they
recall Hannibal fi-om Italy, 304. they are
entirely defeated at Zama, 308. they de-
VMnd peace of the Romans, 309, and
Atain it, ib. disputes between the Car^

thaginians and Masinissa, ii. I. ilriri
war of the Carthaginians and Romans,
12. Carthage sends deputies to Rome to
declare that it submits to the discretion
of the Romans, 14. the Utter order the
Carthaginians to abandon their city, 17.
the Carthaginians resolve to defend them-
selves, 18. the Romans besiege C artha g^-,
19. it is taken and demolished by Scipio,
25. it is rebuilt by Csesar, 28. the Sa^

acens destroyed it entirely, 29. Car*

thage formed upon the model of Tyre, i.
189. religion of the Carthaginiaiis, 190.
their barharous worship of Saturn, 19-2.
government of the Carthaginians, 194.
Suffetes, 195. senate, 196. people, ib.
tribunal of the hundred, 197. defects in
the government of Carthage, 198. the
courts of justice and the finances rcfurm-
ed by Hannibal, ib. wise custom of the
Carthaginians in sending colonies into
different countries, 200. conomerce of
Carthage, the principal source oC its
riches and power, ib. discovery of the
gold and sihrer mines in Spain by the
Carthaginians, second source of the riches
and power of Carthage, 201. military
power of Carthage, 202. arts and sci-
ences in Uttle esteem there, 205. charac'
ter, manners, and quahties o€ the Car*
thaginians, 207.

Carlhagena, city of Spain, L 267.

Carthalo, commander of the auxiUary
troops of the Carthaginians, declared
guilty of treason, and why, ii. 12.

Cas^ander, general of the Thracian^
and Paeonians, m the army of Alexander,
V. 17.

Cassandcr, son of Antipater, v. 193.
provinces which fell to him after Alex*
ander's death, 218. he puts Demades
and his son to death, 242, slc he is asso-
ciated with Polysperchon in the regency
of the kingdom of Macedonia, 244. he
takes Athens, 251, and establishes De>
metrius Phalerens in the eovernment of
it, 252. he puts Olympias'to death, 260.
he confines Roxana, the wife of Alexan-
der, with Alexander her son, in the castle
of Amphipolis, 261 . he re-establishes the
city of Thebes, ib. he enters into the
league formed against Antigonus, 272.
he concludes a treaty with him, and
breaks it immediately, 275. he puts to
death the young king, Alexander, with
his mother Roxana, 281. he besieges
Athens, of which Demetrius Poliorcetes
had made himself master^ 310. the l»tter




fAliges him to nmt the sie^e, and de-
feats him near Thermopylie, ib. Ca8«.an-
der concludes a league against Antisonus
and Demetrius, 312. after the battle of
IpsuS) he divides the empire of Alexan-
der with three other princes, vi. 1. death
of Cassander, 5.

Cassander, Macedonian, by Philip's
order, massacres the inhabitants of Ma-
ronaea, vii. 22. that prince causes him to
be put to death, 23.

Cassius (Lucius), Roman general, is
defeated by Mithridates, viii. 50.

Cassius, qusestor of Crassus's army in
the war with the ParthiancL vii. 304. he
puts himself at the head of the remains
of that army, and prevents the Parthians
from seizing Syria, 316. he forms a con-
spiracy against Ceesar, viii. 125. he is
entirely defeated by Antony, 126.

Cat, veneration of the Egyptians for
Chat animal, ii. 166.

Cataracts of the Nile, i. 126.

Cato (M. Porcius), surnamed the
Censor, serves as lieutenant-general un-
der the consul Acilius, vi. 302. his valour
at the pass of Thermopylae, ib. he speaks
in favour of the Rhodians in the senate,
vii. 167. he obtains the return of the ex-
iles for the Acho^ans, 174. his conduct in
respect to Carneades, and the other
Athenian ambassadors, 180.

Cato, son of the former, acts prodigies
of valour at the battle of Pydna, vii. 149.

Cato (Uticensis) is appointed by the
commonwealth to depose Ptolemy king
of Cyprus, and to confiscate his treasures,
vii. 277.

C. Cato, tribune of the pe^le, op-
poses the re-establishment of Ptolemy,
viii. 110.

Caytheans, people of India, subjected
by Alexander, v. 159.

Cebalinus discovers the conspiracy of
Dymnus against Alexander, v. 116.

Cecrops, founder of Athens, ii. 240. he
institutes the Areopaj^us, ib.

Celaens, city of Phrygia, famous for
the river of Marsyas, v. 26,

CendeboBus, general of Antiochus Si-
detes, is defeated in Jerusalem by Judas
and John, vii. 239.

Censorinus (L. Marcus), consul,
inarches against Carthage, ii. 14. he no-
Ufies the senate's orders to that city, 16.
he forms the siege of Carthage, 19.

Cerasus, a citj of Cappadocia, famous
for iU cherries, ui. 318.


Ceres, ffoddess: feasts intCi'.iited in
honour of her at Athens, i. 28.

Cerethrius, one of the ^nerals of the
Gauls, who made an irruption in Greece,
vi. 37.

Ceryces, priests at Athens, i. 29.

Cesar. See Cesar.

Cestus, offensive arms of the athletsB,

Chabrias, Athenian, without order ol
the conmionwealth, accepts the command
of the auxiliary troops of Greece in the
pay of Achoris, iv. 228. he is recalled
by the Athenians, ib. he ser^'es Tachos
again without the consent cf his republic,
231. the Athenians employ him in the
war against their allies, 241. he dies at
the siege of Chio, 243. praise of Cha
brias, 241.

Chaerephon, disciple of Socrates, iv. 1 1

Chsronea, city of Bceotia, famous fin
Philip's victory over the Athenians and
Thebans ; and for that of Sylla over tlie
generals of Mithridates, iv. 320.

Chalcioecos, a temple of Minerva al
Sparta, vi. 119.

Chalcis, city ot iBtolia, ii. 234.

Chaldeans, addicted to the study of
judicial astrology, ii. 212. the sect of
Sabseans formed of them, 218.

Cham, son of Noah, worshipped in
Africa under the name of Jupiter Ammon,
i. 162.

Chares, cme of the generals of the
Athenians in the war with the allies, iv.
243. his little capacity, ib. he writes to
Athens against his two colleagues, ib. he
suffers himself to be corrupted by Arta
bazus, 244. he is recalled to Athens, ili
he is sent to the aid of the ChersonesuM,
309. the cities refuse to open their gates
to him, ib. he is defeated at Chseronea
by Philip, iv. 320.

Chares, of Lindus, makes the Colossus
of Rhodes, v. 307.

Charilaus made king of Sparta by Ly
curgus, ii. 246.

Chariots armed with scythes much used
by the ancients in battles, ii. 197.

ChariUmis, Athenian general, supports
Inarus in his revolt against the Persians,
ui. 91.

Charon : his boat : origin of that fa
ble, i. 148.

Charon, Theban, receives Pclopidas
and the conspirators into his house, iv.
186. he is elected Boeotarch, 189.

Charondas is chosen legislator at Thu-




rium, uL 142. he kilb hiroielf, upon bit
having broken nne of his own laws, 143.

Chaae, or hunting ^ exprcise mucb used
among (he ancients, iv. 81.

Chelidonis, daughter of Leotychidas
and wife of Cleonymus, vi. 64. her pas-
•ion for Acrotatus, ib.

Chelonis, wife of Cleomfaratus, vi. 122.
her tendemeas for her husband, ib.

Cheops and Cephrenus, kings of Egypt,
brothers equally inhuman and inipious,
I 171.

Chilo, one of the seyen stses of Greece,
li. 289.

Chilo, Lacedemonian, attempts to as-
cend the throne of Sparta, but mefiectu-

aUy. vl 176.

!;hio, a Grecian island (amous for its
excellent wine, ii. 235.

Chirisophus, Lacedaemonian, is chosen
general by the troops that made the re-
treat of the ten thousand, iii. 319.

Chittim, son of Javan, and fiuher of
the Macedonians, ii. 236.

Chleneas, deputy from the ^toUans
to Sparta, to persuade that city to enter
into the treaty concluded with the Ro-
mans, vi. 199.

Choaspes, a river of Babylonia, famous
for the goodness of its waters, v. 95.

Chcenix, measure of corn amongst the
ancients, iii. 174.

Chorus incorporated with tragedy,
i. 69.

Christians: the refusal of the Jews to
work in rebuilding the temple of Belus, a
lesson of instruction for many Christians,
V. 190. ^ *

Chrysantes, commander in the army of
Cyrus at the battle of Thymbra, ii. 121.

Chynaladanus. See Saracus.

Cicero (M. Tullius), his military ex-
ploits in Syria, vii. 318. he refuses a tri-
umph, and why, 320. by his influence he
causes Pompey to be appointed general
against Mithridates, viii. 91. his counsel
to Lentulus, upon reinstating Ptolemy
Auletes, 112. he discovers the tomb of
Archimedes, 38. parallel between Cicero
and Demosthenes, v. 230.

Cilicia, province of Asia Muior, i. 22.

Cilles, Ptolemy's lieutenant, loses a
battle against Demetrius, who takes him
prisoner, v, 277.

Cimmerians, people of Scythia. They
•ito (inven out of their country, and go to
Asia, ii. 88. Halyattes, king of Lydia,
ol Vigtts them to quit it, 84. {

Cinion, son of IVfiHiades, when very
young, signalizes himself by his pJety to
his father, ii. S44. be encourages the
Athenians by his example to abandon ih^
city, and to embark, iii. 34. he distin-
guishes himself at the battle of Salamis,
41. he commands the fleet sent by the
Greeks to deliver their allies from the
Persian yoke, in conjunction with Arxs-
tides, 64. the Athenians place Cimon at
the head of their armies after Thenusto-
cles retires, 83. he makes several ccx^

auests in Thrace, and settles a colony
lere, 84. he makes himself master of tfa«
isle of Scyros, where he finds the bones of
Theseus, which he brings to Athens, ib.
his conduct in the division of the booty
with the allies, 85. Cimon gains two vic-
tories over the Persians, near the river
Eurymedon, in one day, 87. worthy use
which he makes of the riches taken frcmi
the enemy, ib. he makes new conquests
in Thrace, 88. he marches to the aid of
the Lacedaemonians, attacked by the He-
lots, 103. he is banished by the Athe-
nians, 104. he quits his retreat, and repairs
to his tribe to fight against the Lacedae-
monians, ib. he is recalled from banish-
ment, 105. he re-establishes peace be-
tween Athens and Sparta, ib. he gains
many victories, which oblige the Persians
to conclude a treaty highly glorious for the
Greeks, 106. he dies during the conclu-
sion of the treaty, ib. character and prai»«
of Cimon, 83. use which he made of
riches, 85.

Cineas, Thessalian, famous orator, in
the court of Pyrrhus, vi. 45. his conver-
sation with that prince, 46. Pyrrhus seada
him ambassador to Rome, 51. his con-
duct during his stay there, 52. idea which
he gives Pyrrhus of the Roman senate, ib.

Cinna^ his oppressions and cruelties at
Rome, viii. 61.

Cios, city of Bithynia. Philip's cmel
treatment of the inhabitants of that citv,
vi. 233.

Claros, city of I«»nia, famous for the
oracles of Apollo, i. 35.

Claudius (Apptus). See Appius.

Claudius (Cento), Roman ofHcer, is
sent by Sulpitius to the aid of Athens, vi.
239. he ravages the cit}' of Chalcis, il>.

Claudius (C.) sent by the Romans intr
Achaia: his conduct towards that pee
pie, vii. 171.

Clazomenae, city of Ionia, ii. 243.

Cleades, Theban, endaarours to «




1m rebellion of his couatry to Alexander,


Cleandef, Alexander's lieutenant in
JMedia, assassinates Parmenio by fits or-
der, V. 122.

Clearchus, Lacedsemonian captain,
takes refuge with Cyrus the Younger, iii.
i94. he is placed at the head of the Greek
troops in that prince's expedition against
his brother Artaxerxes, 296. he is victo-
rious on his side at (he battle of Cunaxa,
SOI. he commands Lie Greek troops in
their retreat aAer the battle, 307. ne is
seized by treachery, and sent to Artax-
erxes, who causes him to be put to death,
Sll. praise of Clearchus, ib.

Cleobis and Biton, brothers, model of
fraternal affection, ii. 86.

Cleobulus, one of the seven sages of
Greece, iL 290.

Cleocritus, of Corinth, appeases the
dispute between the Athenians and Lace-
daemonians after the battle of Plataeae,
iii. 51.

Cleombretus, king of Sparta, marches
against the Thebans, iv. 196. he is killed
at the battle of Leuctra, 198.

Cleorabrotos, son-in-laAv of Leonidas,
cause? himself to be elected king of Sparta
to the prejudice of his father-in-law, vi.
119. he is dethroned soon after by Leoni-
das, 122, and banished from Sparta, 123.

Cleomenes, governor of Egypt for Al-
exander, V. 188.

Cleomenes, king of Sparta, refuses to
join the lonians in their revoh against the
Persians, ii. 326. he marches against the
people of £gina, 337. he effects the ex-
pulsion of his colleague Demaratus from
the throne, ib. he reduces the people of
^^na, and dies soon afler, ib.

Cleomenes, son of Leonidas, marries
Agiatis, vi. 126. he ascends the throne of
Sparta, 127. he enters into a war with the
Achseans, 128. he gains many advantages
over them, ib. he reforms the government
of Sparta, and re-establishes the ancient
discipline, ib. he gains new advantages
over the Acheans, 130. he sends his
mother and children as hostages into
E^pt, 136. he takes Megalopolis b^r sur^
pnse, 139. he is defeat^ at Selasia by
Aniigonus, king of Macedonia, 144. he
retires into Egypt, 146. Ptolemy^s recep-
tion of him, 147. he cannot obtain

mission to return into his country, 170.
unfortunate death <^ Cleomenes, 171. his
character, 138.

Cleon, Athenian) his extraction, iiL
150. by his mfluence with the people he
prevents the conclusion of a peace be-
tween Sparta and Athens, 174. he re-
duces the Lacedsemonians, shut up in the
island of Sphacteria, 176. he marches
against Brasidas, and advances to the
walls of Amphipolis, 188. surprised by
Brasidas, he flies and is killed by a se^
dier, ib.

Cleon nis commands the troops of the
Messenians in the first war with Sparta,
i. 97. after the battle of Ithome, he dis-
putes the prize of valour with Aristo-
menes, 100. he afterwards disputes the
crown with him on the death of king Eu-
phaes, 101.

Cleonymus, Spartan, being disappoint-
ed of the throne, retires to Pyrrhus, and
engages him to march against Sparta, vi.
64. history of this Cleonymus, ib.

Cleopatra, niece of Attains, marries
Philip, king of Macedonia, iv. 327.

Cleopatra, Philippe daughter, is married
to Alexander, king of Epirus, iv. 327,
Antigonus causes her to be put to death,

Cleopatra, daughter of Antiochus the
Great, is promised, and then given in
marriage, to Ptolemy Epiphanes, vi. 249.
after her husband^s death she is declared
regent of the kingdom, and her son's
guardian, vii. 36. death of that princess,

Cleopatra, daughter of Ptolemy Epi-
phanes, makes an accommodation be-
tween her brothers Philometor and Euer^
getes, vii. 63. after the death of Philo-
metor her husband, she marries Physcon,
230. that prince puts her awav to many
one of her daughters, 250. the Alexan-
drians place her upon the throne in Phya*
con*s stead, ib. she is obliged to take
refuse in Syria, 251.

Cleopatra, daughter of Ptdemv Philo-
metor, IS married to Alexander Bala, vii.
228. her father takes her from Alexander,
and marries her to Demetrius, 229. whiUt
her husband is kept prisoner by the Par>
thians, she marries Antiochus Sidetus*
238. after the death of Sidetus, she re-
turns to Demetrius, 252. she causes the
gates of Ptolemais to be shut against him,
>. she kills Seleucus her eldest son, 254.
she dies of poison which she intended to
give her second son Grypus, 255.

Cleopatra, Philometor^s dau^ier, nw>
ries Physcon, vii. 230. after her husband!s




4mAf she rrign in Egypt with her son
JLathynn, whom she first obliges to repu-
diate his eldest sister Cleopatra, and to
marry his youngest sister Selene, 256.
•he gires her son Alexander the kincdom
of Cyprus, 257.. she takes from Lathynis
his wire Selene, drires him out of Egypt,
and sets his younser brother Alexander
upon the thrtme, 861. she aids this prince
against his brother, 262. she marries Se-
lene to Antiochus Grypus, 264. Alexan-
der causes her to be put to death, 266.

Cleopatra, Physcon*s daughter, and
wife of Lathynis, is repudiated by her
husband, vii. 256. she gives herself to
Antiochus the Cyzicenion, ib. Tryphcna
her sister causes her to be murdered, ib.

Cleopatra, daughter of Lathyrus. See

Cleopatra, daughter of Ptolemy Au-
letes, ascends the throne of Egypt in
conjunction with her eldest brother, viii.
115. she is dethroned by the young kind's
guardians, 116. she raises troops to rem-
state herself, ib. she repairs to Ccesar,
and with what view, 119. Csesar estab-
lishes her queen of Egypt jointly with
her brother, 124. she puts her brother to
death, and reiens alone in Egypt, 125.
after Ca»ar*s death she declares for the
Triumvirs, ib. she goes to Antony at
Tarsus, 126. she carries him to Alex-
andria, 128. her jealousy of Octavia,
ISl. coronation of Cleopatra and her
children, 132. she accompanies Antony
in his expedition, 133. the Romans de-
clare war against her, 136. she flics at
the battle of Actium, 138, and returns to
Alexandria, ib. she endeavours to gain
Augustus, and designs to sacrifice An-
tony to him, 139. she retires into the
tombs of the kings of Eeypt to avoid An-
tony's fury, 142. that Roman expires in
her vms, ib. she obtains permission from
Caesar to bury Antony, 144. she has a
conversation with Csesar, ib. to avoid
serving as an ornament in Csesar*s tri-
umph, she dies by the bite of an aapic,
146. character of Cleopatra, 128. 142.
her arts to keep Antony in her chains,
132. the taste she retained for polito
learning and the sciences in the miast of
her excesses, 130.

Cleophe, mother of Assacanus, king
of Massaga, reigns after the death of her
son, V. 149. she surrenders to Alexan-
der, wno reinstates her in her dominions.

CleopaoR, Athenitfi fmloff smnntQi
the Athenians against the Lacedmno-
niaos, iii. 254. his character, ib.

Cltnias, dtizen of Sicyon, ia put to
death by Abantidas, vi. 100.

Clinias, Greek of the island of Cos,
commands the Egyptians in their revolt
against Ochus, a>M w killed in a batlle«
iv. 255.

Clisthenes, a tyrant oi Sicyon : his
mode of choosing a son-in-law, ii. 274.

Clisthenes, of^the family of the Ak-
nMBonidae, forms a facticm at Athens, ii.
280. he is obliged to quit that place, but
returns soon after, ib.

Clitomachus, Carthaginian philoso-
pher, i. 205.

Clitus, one of Alexander's captains,
saves the life of that prince at the battle
of the Granicus, v. 20. Alexander gives
him the government of the provinces of
Artabasus, 135, and kills him the same
day at a feast, 137.

Clitus, commander <^Antipater's fleet,
gains two victories over (he Athenians,
V. 225. Antigonus takes the government
of Lydia from him, 245.

Clodius, Roman, is taken by pirates,
against whom he had been sent,viL 276.
he requests ifHolemy, kin^ of Cyprus, to
send him money for paymg his ransom,
ib. in resentment to Ptolemy, he obtains
antSrder from the Roman people for dia-
posseting him of his dommions, 277.

Clodius (Appius) is sent by Lucullns
to Tigranes, to demand Mithridates, viii.
75. 77. his discourse occasions the army
to revolt against LucuUus, 88. character
of Clodius, ib.

Clondicus, general of the Gauls, called
in by Perseus to his aid, vii. 138.

Cfnidos, a maritime city of Asia Mi>
nor, famous for Conon's victory over the
Lacedaemonians, iii. S48.

Codrus, the last king of Athens, ii. SI9.

Ccele-syria, province of Asia Minor,
i. 22.

Ccenus, one of Alexander's captains,
speaks to him in behalf of his soldiers.
V. 164. his death, 166. his eulogv, ib.

Colchis, province of Asia, i. 21.

Colonies, advantages dcMrived £com
them by the ancients, i. 199.

Colossus of Rhodes, description of it,
V. 307. fate of that nimous statue, vi.

Combats, celebrated, of the ancaents.
See Battles.


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Combftts, public ones of Greece, i. 43,
&.C. wh^ eD(^oura|:ed, ib. rewards ffranted
to the victors, 59. difference of the Greeks
and Rontaiis in their taste for these com-
bats, 61. disputes for the prizes of po-
etry, 65.

Comedian. The profession of a oorae«
dian not dishonourable amongst the
Greeks, i. 64, &c.

Comedy : its early stage and origin, i.
76. comedy divided into three classes ;

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