- a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Spartan victory over the Athenians 457 b.c.
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Myronides followed up his victory by levelling the walls of Tanagra.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
He said she was like a Tanagra, and I can see she puzzles him.Overlooked
The territory of Pœmandris, however, is the same as that of Tanagra.
But they have the exquisiteness of Tanagra figures and are as complete.The Life of James McNeill Whistler
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
She was very pretty and dainty, like the soft-tinted statuettes that came from Tanagra.The Tour
- a town in ancient Boeotia, famous for terracotta figurines of the same name, first discovered in its necropolis
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