Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Messene” in book 2, chapter 62 of Polybius, Histories:

... the most exaggerated estimate could scarcely give more than three hundred talents, as coming from Megalopolis itself; for it is acknowledged that most of the inhabitants, free and slaves, escaped to Messene . But the strongest confirmation of my words is the case of Mantinea, which, as he himself observes, was second to no Arcadian city in wealth and numbers. Though it was surrendered after a siege, so t...
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Messene (Greece) 452 100 0 0 0 user votes

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