Classical Mythology. a son of Apollo and Aria, and the founder of the city of Miletus.
an ancient city in Asia Minor, on the Aegean.
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How to use Miletus in a sentence
However, in spite of their legacy as independent entities, many of these city-states, like Miletus, fell under the sway of the Persian Achaemenid Empire by 540 BC.Battle of Marathon: The Decisive Clash That Saved Ancient Greece | Dattatreya Mandal | September 11, 2022 | Realm of History
From Miletus to Pyrrha, in a straight line by sea, is 30 stadia; so much longer is the journey by sailing near the land.
This war originated in a quarrel between Miletus and the island of Samos, in which Athens was led to take part with the former.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
The Greek army won many battles here also, and even managed to free the city of Miletus from the Persian yoke.The Story of the Greeks | H. A. Guerber
At Samos I heard that they had already reached Miletus, and in a few days they will be here.An Egyptian Princess, Complete | Georg Ebers
Does it not recall the parting of Paul with the elders at Miletus?Elizabeth Fry | Mrs. E. R. Pitman
British Dictionary definitions for Miletus
an ancient city on the W coast of Asia Minor: a major Ionian centre of trade and learning in the ancient world
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