Attican

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  • Attempts have been made to calculate Attican grain production in the period, but results have not been conclusive.
  • The Attican forces were said to annihilate the Amazonian army and Antiope was killed during the battle.
  • Before the 5th century BCE, it is certain that the land belonged to great landowners, such as the Attican Eupatrides.
  • Athens itself provided a large and lucrative market for wine, with significant vineyard estates forming in the Attican region and on the island of Thasos to help satisfy demand.
  • Extending his views, he beheld the various insular states united to Athens by a vast maritime power, severing themselves from Lacedaemon, and following the lead of the Attican republic. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 4
  • In a different genre, Plato, in the Republic, proscribed Corinthian prostitutes in the same way as Attican pastries, both being accused of introducing luxury and discord into the ideal city.
  • He made significant contributions as an editor of Alexander Conze's Die attischen grabreliefs, a project involving Attican funerary reliefs (1893-1922).
  • This misapplication of tribute from Attican city-states created the rejection of this idea by Sparta, and subsequently the Peloponnesian War, not securing Greece from an outside Persian attack, but opening it for an internal rejection of the league.
  • After 1200 B.C. and after the Trojan war many Greek immigrants led by Chytros, grandson of the Athenian Akamantas, hero of the Attican tribe of the same name, settled in Cyprus.

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