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Samos, 342.
Hysia, its site and etymology, ii. 39, n. Taken by Agis, 540.



Jasus taken and plundered by the Sicilian fleet, iii. 296.

Jdomene, Ambraciots defeated at, ii. 189, n.

lega, its site, iii. 160, n. Taken by Gylippus, 160.



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Jnarus 9nn of Psammeticus mjikes himself gorvnor of Egjpt, i. 186. Assisted

by the Athenians, 186. CruciBed, 199.
Indictment against Alcibiades preserved in Plutarch, iii. 103, n.
Inessa, Athenians defeated at, ii.' 1 77.

— Its site, iii. 143, n.

Inn erected from the part of the ruins of Platsea, ii. 124. Similar to the Eastern

caravanseras, 124, n.
Inqvisilors, their feigned clemency, ii. 110, n.
Inscription of Hippias on the altar of Apollo in the PyUiium, iii. 93. On the

monument of Archedice at Lampsacus, 98.
InUUulions, unchanged, Insst for states in tranquillity, i. 134, 135.
ItUerest, true, what it is, i. 93, n.
Intennenty mode of, amongst the Phoenicians, i. 25, n.
IjtcaSf buildings of, mortar not used in, ii. 203, n.
lolans, appointed his lieutenant by Perdiccas, i. 119.
Ionia colonised by the Athenians, i. 36.
~- Greatest revenue of the Atlienians derived thence, ii. 46.
Ionian Gulf to be distinguished from the Ionian Sea, i. 57, n.
lonianSt their navy in tlie time of Cyrus, i. 89. Tlieir continental cities subju-

gated by Cyrus, i. 42; and their i^ilands by Darius, 42.
Ipnwansy derivation of name, ii. 174, n,
Isckagnras the Lacedaemonian, ii. 410.
Islands frequently named from the animals they produce, ii. 48, n.

— Those near continents supposed to be torn from, a common notion, iii. 2, n.
IsraelUes treated by the Egyptians as the Helots by the l*aced«monians, \L

322, n.

Isthmian games, when celebrated, iii. 277, n.

Isthmus tf Corinth, machines prepared to transport ships across, ii. 24. Imper-
fectly surveyed, 266, n.

Istone, mountain of, seized by Corcyrean aristocrats, iu 154. Site^ 154, a.
Stormed by the democrats of Corey ra, 272.

ItaJi, old inhabitants of Italy so called, ii. 287, n.

Italiota, Greek colonists of Italy so called, ii. 287, n.

Italus, king of the Siculi, Italy called after, iii. 6.

Italy greater part colonised by the Peloponnesians, i. 36.

— Called after a king of the Siculi, iii. 6. Boundaries of ancient, iii. 194, n,
//Aomf besieged by the Lacedemonians, i, 182. Surrenders, 184.



J.

Jerusalem assigned to the sultan's concubines for pin-money, i. 258, n.

Jews, Lacedaemonians claim descent from, i. 147, n.

Johnson, his failure in an imitation of Juvenal, i. 383, n.

— Fine apostrophe in his " London,*' iii. 346, n.

Joke, Athenians give the command to Cleon in a, ii. 245, n.

Juno, her temple at Argos burnt down, ii. 411.

^— Her statue at Agrigentum the master-piece of Zeuxis, iii. 13, n.

Jupiter, four persons accused of cutting stakes from sacred enclosure of, at Coiw

cyra, ii. 128; take refuge in the temple, 129. His temple at Mount

LycKum, 443, n.



K.

Jting of Persia, representation on his seal, i. 281, n.
JTing of Sparta absolute at the head of his army, ii. 517.
— EphorB had power to confine, i. 235.



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Labdaluin, a castle at Syracuse, etymology, iii. 11 8, n. Taken by OyUppu% 161.

Laccius, Syracusan harbour why odled, iii. 180, n.

LacedarmTtdanti popular error regarding the mode of voting of their kings, i. 49.
First to use simple dress, 21 ; and gymnastic exercises, 21. Put down the
last of the tyrants, 43. Longer harassed by faction than any other nation,
44. From their settled polity, acquired preeminence in Greece, 45. Took
the command of the Greeks on the Persian invasion, 45. Acquired military
skill fit>m their frequent wars, 46. Their mode of governing their allies,
46. Their jealousy of the Athenians the true cause of the Peloponnealan
war, 56* Summon an assembly to hear the accusations of their allies
against the Athenians, 124. Their character, 130. Proverbially home-
keepers, 131, n. Their coins marked with a tortoise, 131, n. Their unso*
dal spirit towards other nations, 147, n. Claimed descent from the Jews,
147, n. Celebrated for the manufacture of arms, 1 51, n. Their heavy-armed the
best in Greece, 151, n. Their allies not tributary, 154, n. Of a phlegmatic con-
stitution, 154, n. Their character, 155. Reason of their implicit obedience to
the laws, 156, n. Assemblies decided by shout, not by ballot, 160, and note.
Decide that the thirty years' truce was broken, 161. Wish the walls of the
Greek cities demolished, 168. Send ambassadors to ezamme into the state
of the Athenian walls, 166; whom Themistocles procures to be detained till
bis return, 166. Lose the supreme command through the insolence of Pau-
sanias, 171. Helots, Thurians, and iEthians revolt from, 181. Call in the
aid of the Athenians, 182; whom they dismiss from distrust, 183. Reduce
Ithoroe, 184. Drive the Phocians from Doris, 191. Defeat the Athenians
at Tanagra, 193. Engage in the Sacred War, 202. Take the temple at
Delphi, and deliver it to the Delpbians, 203. Never hasty in going to war,
211. Consult tlie Delphic oracle relative to the war with Athens, 211.
Debate a second time regarding the war, 211 ; on which they finally decide,
222. Order the Athenians to purge the pollution of the goddess, 228 ; their
motives, 228 ; their pretence, 228, 222, n. Their seals of iron, 238, n. Send a
final embassy to Athens, 260. Prepare for the war, 289. Greeks in gene-
ral favour them, 295. List of their confederates, 297. Give Thyrea to the
exiled .Sginetse, 346. Their expubion of strangers, and its causes, 372, n.

•— Reduce Piataea, ii. 93; and put the inhabitants to death, 123. Their invfr-
sion of Attica stopped by eaithquake, 157. Found the colony of Heraclea
in Trachinla, 161 ; reasons for so doing, 162 ; consult the Delphic oracle
regarding, 163. Send troops to the ^tolians, 174. Ravage Attica, 198r
Festivals continued several days, 204, m Their arrogance and selfishness,
204, n. Said to have sprung from the Jews, 204, n. Assault the Athenian
fort at Pvlus, 215 ; battle at the ships at, 220. Terms of truce, 222. Send
ambassadors to Athens to sue for peace, 224 ; their speech, 224 ; refused^
23 1. Famous for close fighting, 252, n. Their troops on Sphacteria taken,
261 ; fruitless negotiaUon regarding, 264. Discrepancy between their am.
bassadors to Persia, 277. Intrigues with the court of Persia, 277, n. Em.
barrassed by the descents of the Athenians, 282, and note. Naval warfare
contrary to their military institutions, 283. Heavy-armed theur peculiar
glory, 283, n. Only used the horse and light-armed of the aUies, 283, n.
Their want of confidence after the affair at Sphacteria^ 284. Their institiitiofi»
unfavourable to eminence in youth, 306, n. Two thousand Hek>ta destroyed by^
322. Brasidas not seconded by, 869. Truce for a year with the Athenians , S79»
Dispute about Scione, 393. Their inducements to peace, 489; which b
concluded for fifty years, 444; but only last six years and ten montlu, 457.
Unprincipled conduct to their allies, 463, n. Enfranchise the Hdots who>
fought under Brasidas, 469. Pass a decree of dishonour against the prison-
ers taken at Sphacteria, 470 ; revoked, 470. Distrust between tbc»n and
the Athenians, 471. Private league with the Bcsotians, 476. Fonn a traaQr



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with the Argives, 479. DiflTer with the Athenians, 480. Their ambassadora
over-reached by Alcibiades, 483. Excluded from the temple and games at
Olympus, for hostilities during the Olympic cessation, 491. Refuse to pay
the fine, 492. Garrison Epidaurus, 501, Invade the Argive territory, 502.
Conclude a truce with the Argives,508; which is broken by the latter, 510.
Defeat the Argives at Mantinaea, 514 — 529. Power of their kings exerted
in war, restricted in peace, 517, n. Brigade, divisions of, 517, n. Use hor-
tatory addresses to their armies less than the other Greeks, 523, n. Their
addresses to their troops accompanied by music, 523, n. Form an alliance
witli the Argives, 532. Establish an oligarchy at Sicyon, 537 ; and Argos,
538. Demolish the Argive long walls, 540. Lay waste Phliasia, 540.
Retreat from the Argive borders, on account of inauspicious omens, 561.

— Ravage the Argive territory, iii. 17. Overturned the Pibistratidae, 90. Re-

solve to aid the Syracusans, and appoint Gylippus commander, 142. Ad-
vancing against Argos, are turned back by an earthquake, 144. Ravage
Argo««, 156. Prepare for the invasion of Attica, 176. Causes of their
alacrity regnrding it, 176. Ravage Attica, and fortify Decelca, 177. Send
forces to tJie Syracusans, 178. Resolve to carry on the war against the
Athenians vigorously, 271. Require their allies to build ships ; rate of each,
272. Receive ambassadors from Tissaphernes, the Chians, and Er^tbrseans,
273 ; and from Phamabazus, 275. Resolve to send ships to the Chians and
Erythrteans, 276. Conclude an alliance with the king of Persia through
Tissaphernes, 286. Of two sorts, 289, n. Second treaty with the king of
Persia, 303. Send a fleet to Pharnabazu^ which burns three Athenian ships,
306; operations of the fleet, 310. Send orders to assassinate Alcibiades,
311. Third treaty with the king of Persia, 327. Send a fleet to Mile-
tus, 329.

iMcharis, golden shields taken from the Acropolis, and ornaments from Minerva,
by hiiti, i. 312, n.

Lachet ion of Melamjma commands an expedition to Sicily, ii. 15'l. Reduces
Mylae, 1 59. Defeats a party of Locrians, 1 77. Superseded by Eurylochus,
195. Accused by Cleon of embezzlement, 195* n. Sent with auxiliaries to
Argos, 509.

Lade, island of, its site, iii. 285.

Lteaanst site of their territory, i. 520, n.

Jj/vt^Hxitas, ambassador to Lacedsemon, delivered up to the Argives, iii. 355.

Lastrygons, conjectures regarding, iii. 3, n.

Lait the courtezan, one of the slaves made by the Athenians at Hyccara, iii. 102, n.
Probably two of that name, 102, n.

Lamachus, losing hb ships by a land flood, travels with his forces through Bithy-
nia, ii. 813.

— Appointed a commander in the Sicilian expedition, iii. 19. Poor and dissi-

pated, 19 n. His advice on finding that no money was to be expected from
Egesta, 84. More a soldier than a politician, 84, n. Slain, 153.

Lamis, leader of a Megarsean colony, founds Trotilus, iii. 10; and Tbapsus,
where he is slain, 1 1 .

Lamps, picket-guards furnished with, ii. 37, n.

Lamp'sacus, assigned to Themistocles, to supply his wine, i. 258.

— Etymology, iii. 97, n. Monument of Archedice at, 98. Revolts from the

Athenians, 330. Taken and spoiled by Strombichides, SSa
Landjlpod, ships destroyed by, ii. 3 1 3.

LandSt law that orators and commanders should possess, i. 395, n.
Laodtcium, battle between the Mantinseans and Tegseans at, ii. 412.
Latins accounted inferior by the Romans, ii. 280, o.
Latomia, Athenian prisoners confined in, by the Syracusans, iii. 263. Cicero*s

description of, 263, n.
Laurium, silver mines at, i. 427, n. Site, 427, n. Etymology, 428, n.
LegUUUori, age indispensable in Spartan, ii. 480, n.
Lectum, its site, iii. 374, n.

Lecythus, its site, ii. 375, n. Taken by Brasidas, and demolished, 378.
Leocorium, its origin, iii. 95, n. Hipparcbus slain at, 96.



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Leocralet icm ofStrotbui commands the Athenians at tlie siege of ^gina, i. 188.
Leon, Mytilene taken by him and Diomedon, iii. 289 ; they tlirice defeat the Chians

and ravage the country, 291. He and Diomedon sent to supersede Phryiii.

chus and Scironides, 323; operations afler arrival, 324. Governor of Chios,

329. Opposed to oligarchy, 342.
Leon, in Sicily, its site, iii. 1 46, n,

/.conWa* preferred fighting during a storm, why, iii, 112, n.
Leontines at war with the Syracusans, ii. 154. Ttietr allies, 154. Seek the

alliance of the Athenians, 155; who send them aid, 155. Besiege

Messcne, 237 ; are defeated, 23S. The higher classes expel the populace,

demolish tlie city, and inhabit Syracuse, 420.
Leontini settled by a Chalcida^an colony, iii. 10. Etymology, 10, n.
Leotychidas, king of Lacedamon, returned home after defeat of the Medes,

i. 162.
Lepreum, etymology and site, ii. 463. Lacedaemonians fined for attacking

during the Olympic cessation, ii. 491.
Lesbians revolt from the Athenians, ii. I. Of the iEolic race, 4, n. Received

into the Peloponnesian league, 24. Reduced by the Athenians who

partition their land, 90; and subjugate their continental towns, 91.

— Their affinity to the Boeotians, iii. 372, n. Negotiate with Agis concerning

a revolt from the Athenians, 273 ; who makes preparations for it, 273.
Lesbos, account of, ii. 1, n. Colonised by the iBolians, 2, n. ; partly by tlie

Athenians, 3, n.
Lessina, curious plants in, ii. 175, n. ,

Letter of Nicias to the Athenians, 169 — 174. Censures of Demetrius Phale-

reus on, 1C9, n. Closely imitoted by Procopius, 169, n.
Ijcucadia ravaged by the Athenians, ii. 164.
Leucas ravaged by the Corcyreans, i. 68. Isthmus of, its dimeDsion%

ii. 206, n. Ships conveyed across, 206, n.
Leucimme, trophy erected on, by the Corcyreans, i. 68. Derivation of the

name, 70, n.
Leucorium, Athenians defeat the Chians at, iii. 291.
Leuctra, etymology and site, ii. 498, n.
Lichas son of Arce^laus receives stripes at the Olympic games, ii. 493. Arrives

at Argos with proposals of either peaco or war, 582.

— Sent out as counsellor to Astyocbus, iii. 305. Finds fault with the Persian

treaties, 309. Why the Milesians would not permit him to be buried

where the Lacedsmonians wished, 352. Accompanies Tissapbemes to

Aspendus, iii. 355.
Life, Tarentines said that they alone enjoyed, L 133, n.
Lightness esteemed necessary to ships in sea Bgbts, iii. 295, n.
Limnaa, site, ii. 1 83, n.

LindO, a part of Gela, iii. 13. Origin of the name, 13, n.
Linseed, nutritive and medicinal, ii. 241, n.
Linwood, Miss, her skill in embroidery, i. 523, n.
Lijtara, etymology, ii. 156, n. Malmsey wine, made at, 156.
LijMineans, a colony of Cnidians, ii. 156, and note.
Lochoi, number contained in, ii. 209, n.
Locrif city of, its site, ii. 236, n.
Locrians invade the Rheginian territory, ii. 1 97.
Locris, coast of, ravaged by the Athenians, i. 345.
Xon^ tvo/iif of Athens, their extent, i. 313, and note; inhabited by the country

population, 326.

— Conjectures regarding those of Nissea, ii, 304, n.
Longinus, probable cause of a various reading of his, iii. 261.

Lyceemn, Mount, Plistoanax resided on, during his exile, ii. 443< Site of,

498, n.
Lycophron the Corinthian defeated by Nicias, ii. 268. Slain, 270.
LycurguSf general purpose of his laws, i. 21, n. Affirmed bis laws to bare

been written by Apollo, 156, n.
Lydians marched to battle to the sound of music, ii. 523, n.



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Lj/ncesia, site of tlieir tetritoiy, L 529, n.

Lyncus, pass of, ii. SS4.

Lyons, atrocity of French democrats at, ii. 274, n.

Lysicles sent out from Athens to levy contributions, ii. 30. Perishes with many

of his army at the hill of Sandius, 30.
Lysistraitu the Oiynthian, ii* 372.

M. ^

Macarius goes with the expedition to Naupactus, ii. 174. Slain, 18G. ^

Macedonia blockaded by the Athenians, ii. 540.

Macedonia^ maritime, first gained by Alexander, father of Perdiccas, i. 529.

Its composition and origin, 529, and note.
MacJiarojjhori, Thracians so called, sent back from Athens, iii. 185. Take
Mycalessus, and murder the inhabitants, 189. Routed by the Thebans, 190.
Machines, some andent, more powerful than the modem, iii. 1 84, n.
Magnesia assigned to Tbemistocles to supply his bread, i. 257 ; his monument

there, 257.
Malea, a roadstead and maricet to Mytilene, ii. 12. Site, 6, n. 9, n.
Malefactors often employed in pounding corn, iii. 47, n.
Mankind, in general, choose rather to be called rogues than fools, ii. 149.

Mantinaa, congress at, ii. 500. Battle of, 516 — 521. «

Maniuueans, doubtful battle with the Tegaeans at Laodicium, ii. 412. Join the
Argive league, 4G0. Form a treaty with the Athenians, 485. Make peace
with the Lacedaemonians, 537.
Manumission, ceremonies at, in Sparta, ii. 322.
Marathon, a sepulchre erected on the spot for the slain, i. 357.
Mardonius, a Carian sent by him to consult the Greek oracles, iii. 358, n. *
Market-place, its site in Greek cities, ii. 561, n.
— Mercuries set up in, iii. 52, n.

Mars, the Paean before battle in his honour, i. 105, n. -^

— Temple of, near Megara, ii. 300. ^

Marsh4and of Egypt, account of it, L 198, n. Inhabitants the most warlike of

the ^Egyptians, 199.
Massacre of the Corcyrean aristocrats, ii. 274— >276.
Meal, a pint of, thought a man*s allowance per day, ii. 223, n.
Meals of the Greeks, ii. 339, n.

Measurement, by days* sail and days' journey, i. 521, n.
Mechanics, deficiency of Greeks of Thucydides's age in, ii. 354, n.
Mecybema, etymology and site, ii. 447, n. Taken by the Olynthians, 476.
Medeon, deriyation and site, ii. 183, n.

Medes, after their retreat the Peloponnesians returned home, but the Athenians
remained, i. 162. Defeated by Cymon at the river Eurymedon, 178.
Their dress, 233, n.
Median dress assumed by Pausanias, L 231.

Median war decided by two sea fights and two land engagements, i. 54.
Medisdng, Pausanias acquitted of, i. 172.
Megabasnts the Persian &i\» in his mission to bribe the Lacedemonians to invade

Attica, i. 196.
Megabymis son of Zopyrus reduces Egypt, i. 197.

Megara occupied by the Athenians, i, 185 ; who built the long wall, 185.
Megara HybLea founded by the Megarsans, iii. 11. Its site, 11, n. Its port,
85, n. Distance from SyrM:use, 86, n. Garrisoned by the * Syracusans
118. <^

Megaraans join the Athenian confederacy, i. 185. Cause of their hatred to the
Athenians, 185. Revolt from tlie Athenians, 204. Forbidden to use the
port or market of Athens, 259.
— -Orthography of the name, ii. 123, n. Democratical leaders negotiate for de-
livering up the city to the Athenians, 299 ; terms of the treaty, 300. Long
walls teken by stratagem, 300-^303. Conspiracy in Nissea discoYered, 90S.



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Nisffa iiiYeste<l with a wall, 304; Garrison surrenders, 305. Factions

recondled, 307. Ref\ise to adroit Brasidas, S07. Their caution, 307 —

310. Adroit Brasidas, 311. Recall the exiles from Pegs, 311 ; who, in

violation of their oatlis, procure the death of a number of their enemies, 312.

Oligarchy established at, 312. Raze their long walls, 369.
^Colony of, found Trotilus, iii. 10 ; Thapsus and the Hyblamn Megara, 1 1 ;

and settle Sclinus, 1 2.
MehncrulaSt his appointment recalled in consequence of an earthquake, iii. 274.
Melanthus appointed governor to Lesbos, but countermanded, iii. 273.
Meletander defeated by the Lycians and slnin, i. 462.
Mclenppu* son of DiacrUus^ ambassador to the Athenians, refused a hearing,

i. 303. Sent guarded to the borders, 304. His words at parting, 304.
Melesius* ambassador to Lacedcemon, delivered up io the Argives, iii. 355
Melians consist of three tribes, ii. 162. Invaded by the Athenians, ii. 542.

Colonists of the Lacedaemonians, 542, and note. Conference with the

Athenian ambassadors, 543—560. Their city blockaded, 560 ; taken, 562 ;

men put to death, women and children enslaved, 562 ; colonised by the

Atlienians, 563,
MdiUa in Achisaj orthography, etymology, and site, ii. 317, n.
Melo* ravaged by Nicias, ii. 160. Island and city, 542, n.
Menander appointed colleague to Nicias, iii. 174. Joint commander of the

Athenian fleet in the last sea fight at Syracuse, 235.
Mende revolts to the Lacedaemonians, ii. 394. Site, 394, n. Taken by the

Athenians, 409.
Mentcolos yixiit leader of a Syracusan colony to Camarina, iii. 15.
MenetUnu enters into a private treaty with Demosthenes for the Peloponnetians,

ii. 186; who depart on pretence of gathering wood, 188. His conduct

unprincipled and impolitic, 187, n.
Mercenariety Thracians hired themselves as, ii. 246, n.
Mercuries, stone, at Athens square, iii. 51. Described, 51, n.' Mutilated, 52.

Made to resemble Alcibiaides, 52, n. Set up in porches and market places,

52, n. Indecent, 53, n. Some persons executed for mutilating, 99; their

guilt doubtful, too.
Mercury, temple of, near Mycalessus, iii. 189.
Messena, the key to Sicily, ii. 197, n.
—-founded by Anaxilas, tyrant of the Rhegini, iii. 14. Treachery of Aldbiades

regarding, 117.
Messenians, helots so called, i. 181.
Messenians m Sidfy reduced by the Athenians, ii. 159. Their city seiied by the

Syracusans and Locrians, 197. Ravage Naxos, x237. Routed by the

Naxians, 238. Their city besieged by the Leontines, whom they defeat,

238. Driven back by the Athenians, 239.
Messenians of Naupactus devastate Laconia, \L 263.
Methane attacked by the Athenians, i. 341. Relieved by Brasidas, 342.
— Ito site, ii. 272, n.

Methydrium, etymology and site, ii. 504, n.
Methymna, its site, ii. 2, n. 10, n. Democratical party superior in it, 3, n.

Derivation of the name, 28, n.
— Anaxarchus repulsed in an attack on, iii. 372.

Methymnians adhere to the Athenians, ii. 10. Defeated by the Antiss^ans, 29.
-^T^ir independence permitted on condition of furnishing ships, iii. 129.
Meton, madness feigned by, to avoid the Sicilian expedition, iiL 53, n.
Mexicans offered paste figures to their idols, L 225, n.
Migrations frequent in tlie ancient world, i. 4, n. ; and in the new, 5, n.
Milesians attack the fort built by Tissaphemes, and eject the garrison, iii. S52.
Miletus, Athenians rout the Peloponnesians at, iii. 293.
Miiitary rank, among the Athenians, never held beyond the time specified, iL

199, n.
MiUiades takes Eion on the Strymon, i. 175.
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Chios, 372. Arrives nt Uliffitcum, 374. .Chases the Athenian fleet and
Ukes four vessels, 375. Defeated off Cynos-sema, 376 — 378. i

Mine in Thasos i. 179.

Minerra, the ornaments of her statue at Athens might be used in great emer-
gency, i. 310; tlieir value, 311; must be replaced, 312; removed by
Lacharis, 312, n. ; plundered at different times, 312, n.

— Temple of, at Lccytlius, ii. 37 ; reward paid to, by Brasidas, 378.

Mines, gold and silver, near Amphipolis, ii. 360, n.

Minoa taken by the Athenians, ii. 91 ; and garrisoned, 92.

Minos the most ancient possessor of a navy, i. 14; by which he becomes master
of the Archipelago, 1 5. Drives the Carians from the Cydades, and makes
his sons governors, 15. Wars against pirates, 15.

Mint/clans, inhabitants of Orchomenus so called, ii. 3 1 4, n.

Missiles caught by the ancients, ii. 255, n ; and by barbarous nations now, 2689 a.
Use of, thought to imply cowardice, 262, n.

Mdycriumj its site, i. 495, n.

Moon, departure of tlie Athenians from Syracuse restrained by an ecli))se of,
iii. 216; date of its occurrence, 216, n.

Moore, Sir John, resembled Brasidas in his death, ii. 435, n.

— Resemblance between him and Nicias, iii. 84, n.

Morganline, conjectures regarding, ii. 296, n. Delivered to the Cainarinmns,

297.
Mortar seldom used in the earliest buildings of antiquity, ii. S03. Not used in

the palaces of the Incas, 203, n.
Motya, conjectures regarding its site, iii. 8, n.

Mountains generally seiaed and fortified by invaders wishing to remain, ii. 154, n.
Muliittide judge their superiors by themselves, ii. 293, n.
Music, novelty in, always required, i. 1 34, n.
<— Lacedsmonians advanced to battle with, ii. 52S. Exhortations of the Lace-

dttmonians to their troops accompanied by, 523, n. Lacedaemonians marched

to battle to the sound of, 523, n ; as did the Cretans and Lydians, 523, n.
Musicians, early navigators well provided with, why, iii. 204, n.
Mycalessus, its site, iii. 189, n. Butchery of its inhabitants by Diitrephes and

the Machierophori, iii. 189.
MycewB, its government committed by Eurystheus to Atreus, i. 28 ; who obtains

the sovereignty, 28. A small city, 29. In ruins, 29, n.
MyUt, derivation and site, ii. 159, n. Reduced by Laches, 159.
Myonesus, its site and etymology, iL 48, n.
Myonia, etymology, ii. 175, n.

Myrsinus revolts to Brasidas, ii. 365. Its site, 365, n.
Myronides commands the Athenians at Megara, i. 189; and in the expedition

against tlic Boeotians, 193.
Myrrhine, five sons borne to Hippias by, iii. 93.
Mysteries, jtrofatdng, several accused of, iii. 54. Supposed to be a plot against

democracy, 98.
Mytilene, derivation of its name, ii. 3, n. Description of the city, 4 n. 10 n.

— taken by the Athenians, iii. 289.



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