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1) Achaea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Achaea, (ke´) (KEY) , region of ancient Greece, in the northern part of the Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Corinth. It lay between Sicyon and Elis. There the Achaeans...

2) Achaea. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The cities of the region banded together in the early third century b.c. to form the Achaean League, which defeated Sparta but was eventually beaten by the Romans,...

3) Ara'tos of Achaea. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Nic ocl s, the tyrant, in order to restore his country to liberty, and would not allow even a picture of a king to exist. He was poisoned by Philip of Macedon. 1...

4) Achae'an League. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A confederacy of the twelve towns of Achaea. It was broken up by Alexander the Great, but was again reorganised B.C. 280, and dissolved by the Romans in 147 B.C....

5) Achaean. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A native or inhabitant of Achaea. 2. One of a Hellenic people believed to have inhabited the Peloponnesus and to have created the Mycenaean civilization. 3. A...

6) Gallio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gallio, (Junius Annaeus Gallio) (gal´eo) (KEY) , d. A.D. 65?, Roman proconsul in Achaea; brother of the philosopher Seneca. His name was originally Lucius Annaeus...

7) Erymanthos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(all: er´iman´ths) (KEY) , mountain group, S Greece, in NW Peloponnesus, on the border of Achaea, Arcadia, and Elis. The highest peak (c.7,295 ft/2,220 m) is Mt....

8) Magna Graecia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the east coast from north to south, Tarentum (colonized from Sparta), Metapontum (from Achaea), Heraclea (from Tarentum), Siris (from Colophon), Sybaris (from Achaea),...

9) Michael VIII, Byzantine emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...defended (1259) Nicaea against the coalition of the despotat of Epirus, Sicily, and Achaea. Michael then led his army against the crumbling Latin Empire of Constantinople...

10) f. The Byzantine Empire. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...duchy of Neopatras (Thessaly, Locris), the Latin duchy of Athens, the Latin principality of Achaea, and the Venetian duchy of the Archipelago. 2 1259-82 MICHAEL VIII...

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