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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XII, Contents of the Twelfth Book of Diodorus (search)
and the powerful oratory of Gorgias their ambassador (chap. 53). —On the war between the Leontines and the Syracusans (chap. 54). —The revolt of the Lesbians from the Athenians and the seizure and destruction of Plataea by the Lacedaemonians (chaps. 55-56). —The civil strife among the Cercyraeans (chap. 57). —How the Athenians were seized by a pestilential disease and lost many of their citizens (chap. 58). —How the Lacedaemonians founded Heracleia, a city in Trachis (chap. 59). —How the Athenians slew many of the Ambraciotes and laid waste their city (chap. 60). —On the Lacedaemonians who were made prisoners on the island of Sphacteria (chaps. 61-63). —On the punishment inflicted by Postumius on his son because he left his place in the ranks (chap. 64). —On the war between the Lacedaemonians and Athenians over the Megarians (chap. 66). —The war between the Lacedaemonians and Athenians over the Chalcidians (cha
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XII, Chapter 59 (search)
teOpposite Opus in Opuntian Locris. was formed. While these events were taking place, the Lacedaemonians colonized Trachis, as it was called, and renamed it Heracleia,At the head of the Malian Gulf. for the following reasons. The Trachiniheir citizens. Since the city was deserted, they thought it proper that the Lacedaemonians, who were colonists from Trachis, should assume the care of it. And the Lacedaemonians, both because of their kinship and because Heracles, their ancestor, in ancient times had made his home in Trachis, decided to make it a great city. Consequently the Lacedaemonians and the Peloponnesians sent forth four thousand colonists and accepted any other Greeks who wished to have a have a part in the colony; the latter numbered not less than six thousand. The result was that they made Trachis a city of ten thousand inhabitants, and after portioning out the territory in allotments they named the city Heracleia.
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XII, Chapter 77 (search)
with the Lacedaemonians. Such being the confusion that had arisen together with a lack of leadership, the situation throughout the Peloponnesus was as has been described. In the regions outside,Since the following three tribes are of southern Thessaly, apparently Diodorus does not consider that area to be a part of Greece proper. the Aenianians, Dolopians, and Melians, having come to an understanding, advanced with strong armaments against Heracleia in Trachis. The Heracleians drew up to oppose them and a great battle took place, in which the people of Heracleia were defeated. Since they had lost many soldiers and had sought refuge within their walls, they sent for aid from the Boeotians. The Thebans dispatched to their help a thousand picked hoplites, with whose aid they held off their adversaries. While these events were taking place, the Olynthians dispatched an army against the city of MecybernaSituated a short dista