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Ithome

[ih-thoh-mee]
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noun
  1. Mount, a mountain in SW Greece, in SW Peloponnesus. 2630 feet (802 meters).
  2. in ancient geography, a fortress of Messenia on Mount Ithome.
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  • When he was dead, the city of Ithome fell into the hands of the Spartans.

    The Story of the Greeks

    H. A. Guerber

  • Meanwhile, the Spartans still continued at the siege of Ithome.

  • The people of Tricce, Ithome, and chalia, under the sons of Asclepius.

  • All went well as long as the food lasted, but the time came when the Messenians in Ithome had nothing to eat.

  • At any rate, Ithome was the fortress in which Aristodemos made the last stand against Sparta in the first war.

    Vacation days in Greece

    Rufus B. Richardson