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Example sentences from the Web for messene
It shows the goddess flying down from heaven to bring victory to the men of Messene and Naupaktos.Buried Cities, Part 2|Jennie Hall
Unimportant wars with Tegea and Argos; and disputes with Messene, 783—745.A Manual of Ancient History|A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
Polycaon invaded Messene, then peopled only by villages, called it Messene after the name of his wife, and built cities therein.The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended|Isaac Newton
Pompeius relieved the cities which had been harshly treated, and behaved kindly to them all except to the Mamertini in Messene.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
They built themselves a city, which, from the ancient name, was called Messene.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke