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    Pleiades_icon Athenae theatre, plaza, cemetery, stoa, settlement, temple Geocontext: Athina/Athens
    Description: A major Greek city-state and the principal city of Attika.


Text #3693

Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. Vol. 1
[Thuc. 4.52. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Clarendon Press. 1900 p. 38]

Early in the ensuing summer there was a partial eclipse of the sun at the time of the new moon, and within the first ten days of the same month an earthquake.1

  1. A partial solar eclipse occurred on 21 March 464: see Gomme A. W., A Historical Commentary on Thucydides, 1956, Vol. 4, p. 505; Boll F., Finsternisse, RE 6, 1909, p. 2358. [nE]

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