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Relating to or characteristic of the ancient or modern Greek region of Boeotia or its inhabitants:‘he was called upon to rescue the Boeotian army when it got into difficulties in Thessaly’
- ‘The Boeotian league began in the 5th century BC as a political federation under the leadership of Thebes.’
- ‘It was a Boeotian custom to burn the axle of the cart in which the bride was brought to mark the finality of the migration.’
- ‘He frustrated Thebes' plans for a united Boeotian federation by referring Plataea to Athens for alliance (probably in 519).’
- ‘The papyrus fragments consistently reflect the Boeotian orthography of the late 3rd cent.’
- ‘Chaeronea, a small Boeotian city located 31 miles (50 km) north of Thebes, commanded the Cephissus valley.’
- ‘The Boeotian territories began to produce their own coinage.’
An inhabitant of the Greek region of Boeotia:‘he seems to have been a Boeotian by descent’
- ‘Then Actaeon, the young Boeotian, spoke to his companions in the hunt as they wandered through the solitary wilds.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the Athenians managed to successfully fight off the Boeotians on the Persian side.’
- ‘My allusions are to Sostratus the Boeotian, whom the Greeks called, and believed to be, Heracles; and more particularly to the philosopher Demonax.’
- ‘But just as Athens had not joined Sparta in revolt in 331, so now Sparta, Arcadia, and the Boeotians offered no support to Athens.’
- ‘He sent expeditions to Greece, to assist Sparta against the Boeotians.’
- ‘Sparta failed to co-ordinate a two-pronged attack on the Boeotians, and Lysander was killed in a Spartan defeat at Haliartus in Boeotia.’
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