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 Sacred Isle,Sacred Way (The) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sacred War.
 
       
(1) A war undertaken by the Amphictyon’ic League against the Cirrhæans, in defence of Delphi. (B.C. 594–587.)
(2) A war waged by the Athenians for the restoration of Delphi to the Pho’cians, from whom it had been taken. (B.C. 448–447.)
(3) A war in which the Phocians, who had seized Delphi, were conquered by Philip of Macedon. (B.C. 346.)
 


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