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  1. a variant spelling of Elia 1
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Historical Examples of eleia

  • This promontory we consider the commencement of the coast of Eleia.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume II (of 3)


  • Finally, Eleia addresses to Heaven the same supplication, and the people respond.

    Great Musical Composers

    George T. Ferris

  • Buprasium, it is probable, was a considerable settlement in Eleia, which does not exist at present.

  • Afterwards he settled, and lived for about twenty years, at Scillus in Eleia with his wife and children.