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Tegea

[tee-jee-uh] /ˈti dʒi ə/
noun
1.
an ancient city in SE Arcadia, Greece.
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  • He escaped to Tegea and there died of an illness whilst still in exile.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • The new general found eager co-operators in the men of Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • And here leaving the Mantineans thus engaged, we will turn to the men of Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • The offerings for crossing the frontier were propitious, and he pushed on to Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • They sent at the same time to Tegea and demanded the release of all Mantineans there detained.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • This being so, he abandoned his base of Nemea and pushed on to Tegea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • A second, near Kenchre, between Argos and Tegea, is better preserved.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber
  • There are still some remains of Tegea, and the temple of the Alæan Minerva remains.

  • For centuries after the loss of Greek liberty Tegea continued to be a place of importance.

    Greece J.A. McClymont
  • Parnes: the mountain is called Parthenion above Tegea, by Herodotus.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe

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