Epirus

NOUN
  1. an ancient area on the Ionian Sea that flourished as a kingdom in the 3rd century BC; located in northwestern Greece and southern Albania
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  • Mire se erdhet epirus83 ne kete forum shpresoj te kaloni sa ma mire me ne Forumi Erotik www. forumierotik.com We Blog A Lot
  • The despotate of Epirus succumbed in 1449, the duchy of Athens in 1456; in 1453 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
  • Soon we see the cloud-capped Phaeacian towers sink away, skirt the shores of Epirus, and enter the Chaonian haven and approach high Buthrotum town. The Aeneid of Virgil
  • It was unable to hold its own against the Greeks (who had immediately created two empires in Asia, at Nicæa and at Trebizond, a despotate in Epirus and other small States) nor against the The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery
  • The winter season suspended his progress: with the return of spring he again aspired to the conquest of Constantinople; but, instead of traversing the hills of Epirus, he turned his arms against Greece and the islands, where the spoils would repay the labor, and where the land and sea forces might pursue their joint operations with vigor and effect. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • This design could not long escape the penetration of the Gothic king, who continued to hold a doubtful, and perhaps a treacherous, correspondence with the rival courts; who protracted, like a dissatisfied mercenary, his languid operations in Thessaly and Epirus, and who soon returned to claim the extravagant reward of his ineffectual services. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • King Pyrrhus of Epirus was an ambitious ruler whose aim was to revive the empire of his second cousin, Alexander the Great.
  • The European territories of the earlier empire were divided between the Greek despotate of Epirus and the Greek duchy of Neopatras (Thessaly, Locris), the Latin duchy of Athens, the Latin principality of Achaea, and the Venetian duchy of the Archipelago. f. The Byzantine Empire
  • In 273 BC, King Areus of Sparta was away with most of the army when his unpopular uncle Cleonymus invited King Pyrrhus of Epirus to invade Sparta.
  • Greek rule, however, survived in the despotate of Epirus under princes of the imperial house of the Angeli. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"
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