Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Messene” in book 1, chapter 7 of Polybius, Histories:

...trait, peculiar in their nature and alike in their circumstances. Not long before the period we are now describing some Campanian mercenaries of Agathocles, having for some time cast greedy eyes upon Messene , owing to its beauty and wealth, no sooner got an opportunity than they made a treacherous attempt upon that city. They entered the town under guise of friendship, and, having once got possession o...

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Messene (Greece) 452 100 0 0 0 user votes

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