How to use Phocaea in a sentence
The year following is the year in which the temple of Athena, in Phocaea, was struck by lightning and set on fire.Hellenica | Xenophon
Then the Phocaeans turned their course back to Phocaea; Harpagus had taken possession of the empty city and left a garrison in it.
Harpagus is said to have burnt Phocaea, thus punishing the houses and temples for the attack on the garrison.
The ruin of Phocaea also aided the trade of Miletus which had suffered neither war nor siege.
But for fifty years after this time the new Phocaea would or could furnish no more than three ships of war.
British Dictionary definitions for Phocaea
an ancient port in Asia Minor, the northernmost of Ionian cities on the W coast of Asia Minor: an important maritime state (about 1000–600 bc)
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