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Mytiienians revolt from the Athenians, ii. 3 ; who send a fleet against them which
takes ten of their triremes, 6. Ten triremes their regular quota, 7. Prepare their
city for defence, 8. Send ambassadors to Athens, 9 ; who fail in their mission,
10. Promised assistance from Lacedaemon, 10. After an engagement
retire within their walls, 1 1. Send ambassadors to Lacedffimon, 1 1. Their
speech to the Peloponnesians at Olympia, 14. Received into the Pelopon-
nesian league, 24. Unsuccessful against Methymna, 28. Blockaded by
the Athenians, 29. Encouraged by Salasthus, 40. Forced by the com-
monalty to surrender, 43. Terms of capitulation, 43. Suppliants trea-
cherously induced to rise, 44 ; sent to Tenedos, 44 ; afterwards to Athens,
53; where they are put to death, 89. Cruel decree of the Athenians
against, 5S; rescinded, 86. Their narrow escape, 88. Their walls de-
molished, ships seised, 89 ; lands partitioned amongst the Athenians, 90 ;

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•nd continenul towns iubjugated» 91. Exiles seise on Rhoeteum, 278;

restore it for SOOO staters, 279 ; take Antandnis, 279 ; their designs, 279;

defeated and driven from Antandrus, 313.
Afyus assigned to TTbemistocIes to supply his meat, i. 258.
— Its loveliness, ii. 30, n.


Names, whimsical, given to remote nations, ii. 285, n.
Napoleon, cause of his political end, iii. 177, n.
Natural gfrdus of Themistocles, its extraordinarv strength, i. 254.
Naupactus, Helots settled at, i. 184. Described, i. 462.
Nautical tnaruxuvre of an Athenian ship, i. 509, and note.
Navarino, bay of, most capacious in Greece, ii. 220, n.

— Battle of, simiUr to that at Syracuse, iii. 236, n.

Navies, those of Athens, Corcyra, and Corinth, most considerable^ i. 81.
Navigation, tardiness of ancient, iiL 215, n.
Navigators, early, well provided with musicians, why, iii. 204, n.
Navy, Minos first possessor of, i. 15.

Naxians reduced by the Athenians, i. 175. The first state deprived of freedom,

— Their country ravaged by the Messenians, ii. 237 ; whom they rout, 238.

— Receive the Athenians, iiL 86.

Naxos settled by a Chalcidann colony, iii. 9. Site, 9.

Naxus, Athenians winter at, iii. 117.

Nelson resembled Bra«idas in his death, iL 435, n.

Netnea, Hesiod murdered at, iL 168, n.

Neptune, ship dedicated to him by the Athenians, i. 495.

Nericus, Asopius slain there, ii. 13. Afterwards called the city of Leucas, 13, n.

Nicias son of Ntceratus takes Minoa, ii. 91 ; which he garrisons, 92. Ravages
Melos, ii. 160. Defeats the Tanagraeans, 160. His character, 160, n.
Censured by Mitford, 244, n. Waves hb right to command at Pylus in
favour of Cleon, 245. His stratagem at Solygea, 265, n. Defeats the
Corinthians, 268 ; resigns his claim to the victory, how, 271, n. ; opinions
regarding the motive, 27 1 , n. Religious, 27 1 , n. He and his colleagues take
Cythera, 281 ; and ravage the coasts, 282. Wounded at Mende, 407 ; which
he takes, 409. Besieges Scione, 410. Why desirous of peace, 441. Sent
to Lacedflsmon, to procure the performance of the treaty, 484 ; fails, 485.

— Appointed a commander in the Sicilian expedition, iii. 1 9. Brought in by

the aristocratical party, 19, n. ; against his will, 20. Speech against the
Sicilian expedition, 20 — 29. His advice on finding that no money was to
be expected from Egesta, 82. His situation resembled that of Sir John
Moore in Spain, 84, n. Takes Hyccara, 102 ; and sells the inhabitants for
slaves, 103. Takes up a position before Syracuse, 106. Exhorts his troops,
109. Defeats the Syracusans, 1 13. His retreat defended, 1 14, n. Winters
at Naxus, 117. Besieges Syracuse, 147. His stratagem to save the wall
of circumvallation, 153. Sole commander from the death of Lamachus, 1 54.
Removes the forces to Plemmyrium, 162. Beats Gylippus, 164; worsted
by him, 165. His letter to the Athenians, 169 — 174. In bad health, 174.
Induces the Siculi to attack a party of Siceliots, 193. Advises perseverance
in the siege, 211 — 213. Reasons for his advice, 213. Agrees to depart,
but, a lunar eclipse occurring, refuses to deliberate further for thrice
nine days, 216. Too superstitious, 216. His speech to the naval forces
before last sea fight, 227 — ^23 1 . Exhorts the captains, 234. Fails to induce
the seamen to try another engagement, 242. Deceived by a stratagem of
Hermocrates, delays the departure, 243. Retreats, 244. Encourages the
army, 247 — 251. Commands the first division, 251. Disastrous retreat,
252—258. Hearing of the surrender of Demosthenes, proposes conditions,
958 ; which are refund, 259. Attacked at the Assinarus, 259. Surrenders

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to Gylippii% 361. His noble conduct, S6I9 n« Ingratitude and injostice
of the Athenians in not permittbg his name to be inscribed on the colomu
commemorating those who had fallen in Sicily, 262, n. Put to death by
the Syracusans, 263 ; reasons for doing so, 264. His virtue, 265.

^Jico commands the Boeotian auxiliaries sent to the Syracusans, iii. 178.

ITicomachus the Phocian discloses the designs of the Athenians on Boeotia,
ii. 3S6.

Nicomedes ton of Cleombrohu conmuuids the Lacedaemonian expedition to
Doris, i. 191.

Niconida$ of Larissa, ii* SI 8.

Nicottrat%it son of Dtotrephet arrives at Corcyra with forces, ii. 134. Endea-
vours to reconcile the factions, 135. Saves several of die aristocrats, 135.
Worsted by the Peloponnesian fleet, 137. His benevolence, 153, n.
He and his colleagues take Cythera, 28 1 ; and ravage the Laconian coasts, 282.
Joint commander of the expedition to Mende, 406. Sent with auxiliaries
to Argos, 519.

Nightingale, why called the Daulian bird, i. 349.

Nme-wayt, ancient name of Amphipolis, i. 1 79, Origin of the name, 1 79, n«

— Colony planted at, by Agnon, ii. 358.

Nitaa, traitors in, besmear themselves with cnntment, to be known by the
Athenians, ii. 303 ; discovered, 303. Invested with a wall, 304. Houses
formed into defences by adding battlements, 305. Surrenders, 305.
Evacuated by the Athenians, 311.

NobUUyt Aristotle's definition of, ii. 481, n.

Norman barons, who accompimied William I., proud of their descent, i. 1 96, n«

Notiumy a port of Colophon, li. 50, n. Divided by fiiction, 51. Treachery of
Faches at, 52. Colophonians assembled and settled at, by the Athe-
nians, 52.

Nymphodorut ton of Pythes made an Athenian citizen, i. 348. Brings about
an alliance with Sitalces, S50. Reconciles them to Perdiccas, 351.


Oak-heads near Plataea, ii. 39, n.

Oar-bag, its use, i. 513, n.

Oath, form of, for the observance of the treaty between the Athenians and

Argives, ii. 488. How to be taken, 488.
Oaths, casuistry of the ancients regarding, ii. 449, n.
Obolus, value of the ^ginaean, ii. 487, n.
Odrysa, its extent, i. 521 ; and revenue, 522.
Odd numbers, favourites with diviners, ii. 458, n.
(Eanthe, its site, ii. 174, n.
(Eneon, its loveliness, ii. 169, n.
(Eniada unsuccessfully besieged by the Athenians, i. 201. Its situation, 201. n«

— Attacked unsuccenfiilly by the Athenians, ii. 1 8.

(Enoe besieged by the Peloponnesians, i. 327. Its site, 827, n.

— Occupied by the Baeotians, iii. 371.

(Enqphyta, battle of, thought more glorious than those of Marathon and Plataa,

i. 194.
CEnotri, Arcadian colonists of Italy so called, iii. 6, n.
(Esume revolts to Brasidas, ii. 366. Etymology, 366, n.
Office, computations founded on, incorrect, ii. 452.
Oii, odces kneaded up with, ii. 87, n.
Ointment, Megaraean traitors besmear themselves with, that they might be recog-

nised by the Athenians, iL 308.
Olophyxus, its site, ii. 370, n.

Olpm, site, ii. 181. Etymolo^, 181, n. Besieged by the Ambradots^ 181.
Cfympia, seven chariots sent to by Aldbiades, iii. 31 ; who fe«sts the whole

assemblage, 31, n.

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Olympic cettathn, Lacedemonians fined for bottilities during, ii. 491.

Ofympic games, after their celebration, politiod and private matters adjusted, ii.

14, n. Lacedannonians excluded from, 491.
Oiympieum, at Syracuse, ita magnificence, iii. 105, n. Why not occupied by

Nidas, 1 13, n. Garrisoned by the Syracusans, 1 1 8.
OlyntMant, their kindness to the Toronsans, u. 419, and note. Take Mecy-

O/^nMto, derivation of the name, i. 115, n. Formerly occupied by^tbe B«(-

tiaeans, who were exterminated by Artabazusy 123, n.
Omens, earthquakes and eclipses regarded as, u. 278, n.

— Doubtful ones considered unfinrouiable by those in adverse circum-

stances, iii. 216, n.
Oneius, Mount, its site, iL 266, n.
Onobala, its site, iL 237, n.

Onamacles, an Athenian commander at Afiletus, iiu 293.
Opidans, same as the Ausonians, iiL 6, n. Drove the Siculi out of Italy, 6.
Oracle, Pythian, regarding Ithome, i. 184.

— Regarding Hesiod*s death, ii. 168, n. Commanding the fetching of his bones

to remove pestilence, 169. Delphic, which procured the i^call of Flis-
toanax, 442.
Oracles, their ambiguity, i. 224, n.

— Corruptly obtained, iL 381, n.
Oracle-singers, i. 294, n.

Orators, decree that they should procreate lawful children, and possess lands,
L 395, n.

— Athenian, accountable for their advice, ii* 74, n.

Orchomenus in JBigoUa, tomb of Hesiod at, iL 169, n. Bones of Hesiod carried
to, to remove pestilence, 169, n. Bft»-relief at, 169, n. Its site, 314, n.
Anciently called Minyeia, 314,n« Taken by the Argives, 510.

Orchomenus in Arcadia, etymology and site, ii, 510, n.

Orcus, alone of Euboea, firm to the Athenians, iii 368.

Orestes son of Echecratides, king of Thessaly, exiled, L 199. Persuades the
Athenians to attempt his restoration, who fail, 200.

OrestSum, etymology and site, ii. 513, n.

Omete, etymologr and site, ii. 520, n.

— Its fortunes, uL 17.

Orobia, its site, ii. 157. Overwhelmed by an earthquake, 158.
Oropus, site and etymology, i. 338, n.

— Taken by the BceoCians, iiL 328.

Orsippus, the first who ran naked in the stadium, i. 22, n.

Ortygia, etymology, iiL 9, n. Syracuse founded on, 9. A division of Syracuse,

description and etymology, 118, n.
Otages assist to demolish the wall round Teios, iii. 284.
Outlawry, punishment of military disobedience amongst the Lacedsmonians,

iL 499, n.
OtoUe, derivation of name, iL 175, n.
Ozolittn lAHrians retain the custom of wearing arms, i. 18. Deprived of

Naupactus by the Athenians, 184.


Paches ton ofSpkunu sent against the Mytilenians, ii. 29 ; who capitulate, 43.

Induces the suppliants to rise and sends them to Tenedos, 44. Pursues

Alcidas, 5a His treachery and cruelty at Notium, 52. Settles affiurs in

Lesbos, 53. Stabs himself, 89, n.
Pdsan, what it was, i. 105, n.
Pagondas son of JEoladas incites the Bootians to attack the Athenians, ii.

340—343. Defeats Hippocrates, 344—349.
Pale, its site, i. 352, n.
Palisades used in circumTallation, ii* 305, n.

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Pammilutt leader of a Megaraean colony, settles Selinus, iii. IS.

Pmnactum taken by the BceoUans, ii. 419. Etymology and site, 419» n. De-
molished, 477. Pretence of the Boeotians for rasing, 479.

Panm, site of their territory,' i. 5S5» n.

PanalAenaaf when celebrated, ii. 489, n.

—~ Citiiens permitted to assemble in arms on, iii. 94. Conspiracy of Harmo-
dius and Aristogiton carried into effect on, 94.

Panic, inddent to very large armies marching by night through a hostile country,
iii. 354.

Panormut, its site, i. 498, n.

— Athenians make a descent on, iii. 290. Their trophy there, why destroyed, 290.
Panladas, a Sicilian river, its site, iii. 1 1, n.

Paralians deliver up to the Argives the ambassadors sent to Laccdaemon, iii. 355.

Paraluh its site and etymology, i. 427, n.

Paraius, state vessel of Athens, how employed, ii. 49, n.

Parapotamii i^ Phods, ii. 497, n.

Paravwans, site of their country, i. 484, n.

Pamet, the highest mountain in Attica, its site, i. 337, n.

Prnmetka^ Mount, ii. 349, n. '

P^ftrhasia, iu site, ii. 468, n.

Parsley, %Md, leaf of, represented on the coins of Selinus, iii. 12, n.

Paste jigures of animals used in sacri6ces, i. 225, n.

PasUeUdas defeated and taken by Cleon, ii. 418.

Patne, account of, i. 489, n.

Patreans, persuaded by Alcibiades to carry tlieir walls down to the sea, prevented

by the Corinthians and Sicyonians, iL 496.
Pay of Greek soldiers and sailors, ii. 28, n.

— Of Athenian sailors, liL 18, n.
Pausanias joins the Athenians, i. 118.

Pausanias son of Cle9mbrottu, with the Grecian fleet, subdues Cyprus, i. 171 ; and
reduces Byzantium, 171. His insolence and tyranny incense the Greeks,

171. Recalled to answer for his misconduct, 172. Fkrtially acquitted,

172. Deprived of his office, 172. Aspiring after the monarchy of Greece,
sails to the Hellespont to negotiate with the king of Persia, 229 ; whom he
had obliged, 230. His letter to the king, 230 ; replied to, 231. AdopU the
habits of the Barbarians, 232. Becomes choleric, 234. Expelled from By-
zantium, goes to Colons, 234. Uetums to Sparta, where he is confined,
235. Various causes for suspecting him, 235. Informed against by an
Argilian, 238. His guilt discovered by stratagem, 239. Takes refuge in
the temple of Minerva Chaldcecus, 24). Dies of starvation, 243. Buried
in the porch, 245.

Pedaritus son of Leon sails to Erythrie, iii. 296. Crosses to Chios, 300. Re-
fuses to deliver up the Chian ships to Astyochus, 300. Acquits some Ery-
thrsans of treachery, 301 . Sends for aid to AstyochuR, which is refused,
304. Sends for aid to Astyochus a second time, 306. Slain in a sally, 324,

Peg^, Megaraean exiles at, ravage tlie territory of Megara, ii. 298.

Pdasgi, districts where they resided named after them, L 10. Their wanderings,
10, n. ; and original habitation, 11, n.

Pdasgicum, oracle regarding, i. 324. Its site, 325, n. Inhabited by the country
people, 326.

Pdia, its site, i. 531, n.

Pdoponnesians did not breed horses, i. 150, n. Returned home after the defeat
of the Medes, 162. Ravage Attica, 204. Make the thirty years* peace
with the Athenians, 205. Assemble at the Isthmus, i. 299. Enter Attica,
304. Besiege (Enoe without success, 327. Ravage Atu'ca, 329. Return
to Peloponnesus, 339. Ravage Attica again, 398. Return firom fear of
the plague, 429. Ravage Zacynthus, 454. Ravage the Platsean territory,
454. Besiege Plataa, 470. Invade Acamania, 483. Fleet defeated by
Phormio, 491 ; and again off* Naupactus, 506.

— Again ravage Attica, ii. 1. Receive the Lesbians into alliance, 24. Send
Alcidas with a fleet to Lesbos, 26. Ravage Attica under Cleomenes, 42.

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Defeat the CorcyreaD fleet, 137. Relieve Megan, 308. Aid the Chaki-
dasans, 321. Defeat the Athenians at Ainphipolis, 433.

— Assemble at Corinth, iii. 277. Defeat the Athenian fleet, 368. Their remissness,

369. Defeated by the Athenians off Cynos-sema, 376—378. See Laoe^
Pdoponnetian fTar greater than any which had preceded it, L 2. Its unparalleled
calamities, 55. Its causes, 56, Commences, 275. Oracles reganting, 293.
Preceded by an earthquake at Delos, 294.

— Lasted twenty-seven years, ii. 457.

Pdoponnetus received its name from Pelops, i. 27. Occupied by the Dorians and
Heraclidse, 35.

— Unfavourable to ship-building, ii. 162, n. Chasms in central parts of, 515, n.
PelopSf from his wealth, acquired power in, and gave his name to, Peloponnesus,

i. 27. Cause of bis migration, 27, n.

Pelt, a Thracian, described, i. 350, n.

Pentathlus second coloniser of the Islands of ^olus, ii. 156, n.

Peparethus, earthquake at, ii. 158. Its prytaneum of white stone, 158, n.

Pertebiot e^mology and site, ii. 820, n.

Perdiccas son of Alexander, Jdng of Macedonia, becomes inimical to the Athe-
nians, i. 114. Cause of his enmity, 1 14. Endeavours to stir up enemies
against them, 114. Induces the Cbalcideans to demolish their cities, and
remove to Olynthus, 115. Enters into alliance with the Athenians, 117-
Forsakes the Athenians, 1 1 9. Cliosen general of the horse by the PoUdaeans
and Peloponnesians, 119. Appoints lolaus his lieutenant, 119. Joins the
Athenians, 351 .

— Joined by Brasidas, ii. 320. Advances against Arrhibsus, 324. Takes

umbrage at Brasidas, 327. Persuades the Argilians to revolt from the Athe-
nians, 360. Co-operates in securing Amphipolis, 367. Second expedi-
tion against Arrhibicus, 395. Retreats unknown to Brasidas, 397. An
unskilful general, 397, n. Conceives dislike to Brasidas, 405. Concludes
a treaty with the Athenians, 410. Declared an enemy by the Athe-
nians, 540.

Pericles son of Xanthqjpus commands the Athenians at Sicyon, i. 200 ; and
(Eniads, 201. Subdues Eubcea, 205. Defeats the Samians, 208. His
favourite maxim and dying boas^ 209, n. Dissuades the Athenians fhmi
y ielding to the Lacedaemonians, 26 1 . Chief commander of the Athenians, 305.
Promises to give up his estates if unravaged, 306. Encourages the Athe-
nians, 312. Prevails on them to remove into the dty, 316. Anger of the
Athenians against him, 834. Leads an army to ravage M^^a, 353. His
speech at the public funeral, 359. Ravages the coasts of Peloponnesus,
429. Defends his conduct, 430. Fined, 448. State committed to his
guidance, 448. Deatli and character of his administration, 449. Mis-
numagement of Ins successors, 452. His character, 453, n.

— • Public debates undignified after his death, ii. 245, n.

Perieres, joint founder of Zancle, iii. 14.

Periasd accounted inferior by the Spartans, ii. 280, n.

— Their political condition, iii. 289, n.

PeripoU, similar to our militia, ii. 301, n. Conjectures regarding, 301, n*
Peripolia, what they were, iii. 80, n.
Pernan mode of living adopted by Pftusanias, i. 232.

Persians drive the Athenians out of Egypt, i. 197. Their dress, 233, n. More
discreditable at their court to deny than to be denied, 524. Liberal, 524, n.

— Their triremes carried 200 men, iii. 298, n.

Pestilence at Athens, i. 398. Its causes, 399, n. Said to ori|pnate in Ethiopia,
401. Symptoms, 404, and effects, 408. Beasts and birds of prey eating
the corpses died, 411. Its nature, 412, n. Never attacked the same
person twice, 417. Causes neglect of sacred and social duties, 420; and
unbounded licentiousness, 421. Prediction regarding, 425.

— > Second, at Athens, ravages of, ii. 155. At Orchomenus, Orchomeniaaa' fetch
Hesiod's bones to remove, 169, n.

Phacium, its site, ii. 320, n.

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Phmaeiant fiunous for nautical ^11, i. 61. Formerly inhabited Corcyra, 61.

Phmax son of Eradttratta sent to Sicily to foment a war against Syracuse, ii. 419.

Pha'dnis created higb-priestess of Juno at Argos, ii. 411.

Phaierian Watt, its extent, i. 812.

Phalku son of EratocUdas, Epidamnus founded by him, i. 57.

Phane, its site, iiL 29 1, n. Athenians defieat the Chians at, 291.

PkanoteuSt district of, if. SI 5, and note.

Pkamabaxus sends ambassadors to Laoedsmum, iii. 275; bis reasons, 275.

Satrapy and lineage, 275, n.
Pharsalus, its probable site, ii. S20, n.
Phiih its orthography and site, i. 343, n.
Philip, brother of Perdiccas, joins the Athenians, i. 118.
Phliasia, curruits the produce of, ii. 503, n.

— Raraged by the Argives, iii. 157.

PhUathnSf Argives ravaging their territory caught in an ambuscade, ii. 560.

PhHus, etymology and description, u, 503, n. Bacchus and Ceres chiefly wor-
shipped at, 503, n.

Phoceans defeat the Carthaginians at sea, i . 140.

Phodans, going to war with fiie Dorians, are repelledby the Lacedaemonians, i. 1 90.
Custody of the temple at Delphi delivered to tiiem, 203.

— From Troy, coloniits of Sicily, iii. 6, n.

Phcmidans, Ionian islands subjugated by means of thdr fleet, i. 42. Defeated by
the Athenians, 202.

— • Settlements of, in Sicily, iii. 7, n.

Phormio son rf Jsonus leads an Athenian army against Potidaea, i. 121.
Ravages the Chalcidean and Botdsean territories, 123. Sent as general
to the Acamanians and Amphilochians, 460. Anecdote of, 461 , n. Defeata
the Peloponnesian fleet, 491 ; and again off Naupactus, 506. Ravages
Acamania, 536. Returns to Athens, 539.

PkrynichtLSt an Athenian commander at Miletus, iii. 293. His advice not to
engage the Peloponnesians, 295. Esteemed prudent, 295. Opposed the
propositions of Alcibiades for change of government, 317. Writes to
Astyochus to injure Alcibiades, 319. Pro^poses to betray the Athenian
armament, 320. Fortifies Samos to evade die accusation of treadiery,
320. Impeached by Pisander, 323. Superseded, 323. Zealous for the
establishment of an oligarchy, 337. His reasons, 337. Inveterate against
democracy, 959. Sent on an embassy to Lacedsemon, 359. On his return
assassinated, 362.

PfUhiotis, its inhabitants alone called Hellenes by Homer, i. 13.

Pkyrcui, Lacedsmonians fined for attacking, during the Olympic cessation, ii.
491*. Et]rmology and site, 491, n.

Phytia, etymology and site, ii. 183, n.

Picket-guards furnished with lamps, ii. 37, n.

Pima, its site, «• 529, n.

Pierian Gtdf, i» "eanrng, i. 530, n.

Pierius, conject«'«« regarding, n. 437, n.

PUes, methods u^d to destroy those before the docks at Syracuse, iii. 183.

Pillar, infVaction ^ **»* Lacedaemonians of treaty recorded on, inscribed under
by the Athen"«»» iL 502.

— - Government 0^ Hippias proved by that in the citadel, iii. 93.

Pillars erected f^ promulgation of treaties, ii. 450^ n. Customary to inscribe
treaties on, 4®^» "•

PilotSf Samian eiv^ ftirnish, to the Lacedaemonians, ii. 213.

Pin-money, Athen* •«"g"®^ *<> *« chi«f sultana, Jerusalem to th« concubmes,

Piper^num^u^l »^*''^"«^ >". the Laceda^onian lin^ it 528.

iteason of tlieir accompanying the expedition to Syracuse, m. 204, n.

Piracy, practised by *'*® ^^^^ Greeks and Barbarians, i. 15. Not disgraceftil, 16.

Piraevs,\ts walls b*^" ^^ Tliemistocles, t 168 ; finished at his instance, 168.
Description of ^b^m* 168. Composed of three ports, 168, n. Its extent,
314. Its dock capi^le of containfaig 400 ships, 315, n. Inhabited by the

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country population, S26. ' Plan of the FbloponnesUns for its turprisal, 512.
Great consternation in consequence! 514.

— Tumults at, iii. 362—364. Temple of Dionysius at, 364, n.
Pirmts, its site, iii. 279, n. Corinthian fleet blockaded in, 279.
Pirates murderers in the age of Augustus, L 1 7, n.

Pisander, ambassador from Samos to Athens, persuades tbem to treat regarding a
change of government and the recal of Alcibiades, iii. 321. Appointed to
negotiate with Tissaphemes and Alcibiades, 322. Impeaches Phrynichus,
323. Confers with Tissapbernes, 325. Departs without effecting the
treaty, 326. Sent to Athens to establish an oligarchy, 332. Abolishes
democracy in the subject cities, 333. Proposes an oligarchy in the assembly,
336. Steals off to Decelea, 370.

Pisisiraiid<a, Athenians suspicious from their reported cruelty, iii. 90. Not
overturned by Harmodius, but by the Lacedaemonians, 90. Popular errors
regarding, 91, n. Their moderation, 92.

PisistrtUus succeeded by Hippias, iii. 91*

Pitistratits son qf Hipjrias, inscription concerning, on the altar of Apollo in the
Pythium, iii. 93.

Pissuthnes son of HysUupes enters into league with the Samian aristocrats,
i. 207. Samian hostages and Athenian garrison delivered up to him, 207.

PUanitan band, popular error regarding, i. 49.

PtrAta« impeached by the aristocratical party, and acquitted, ii. 128. Accuses
four of his opponents of sacrilege, 128. Murdered in the senate-house, 130.

Pittacus, king of the Edoniansy slain by his wife, ii. 366.

Plague, its symptoms, i. 412, n. Virulence at Florence, 412, n. ; modes of pre-
servation adopted at, 414, n. Tobacconists escaped in London, 413, n.
Drunkards less liable in Moscow, 414, n. Difference concerning its con-
tagious nature, 41 5, n. At Paris loosed the bonds of society, 423, n. Mor.
tality occasioned by, at various places, 424, n. At Athens stayed by Epi-
roenides, 426, n.

Plantations destroyed by the ancients in their ravages, i. 7, n.

Platwa, description of, i. 276, n. Entered by night by a party oi Thdians, 876.
About seventy stadia disUnt ^m Thebes, 285. Athenians garrison, 288.

— Annual rites at the tombs of those slain at, ii. 106, n. Rased to the founda-

tions, 124. An inn built firom the ruins, 124. Brass and iron of the
walls formed into couches, and dedicated to Juno, 125.
Plataans, their city entered by a party of Thebans, i. 276. Enter into terms
with them, 279. Afterwards attack and overpower them, 281. Prevail on

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