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The work itself consists of an introductory book and nine others presenting Greek
philosophy as divided into an Ionian and an Italic branch (books ii-vii; viii) with "
successions," or schools, within each and with "stray" philosophers appended ...
Dionysius' Opera Omnia were published (1896-1935) in 42 volumes. Dionysius
the Elder (b. c. 430 bc — d. 367), tyrant of Syracuse from 405 who, by his
conquests in Sicily and southern Italy, made Syracuse the most powerful Greek
city west ...
Epirus, Modern Greek ipiros, coastal region of northwestern Greece and southern
Albania. It extends from Valona Bay (Gji i Vlores) in Albania (northwest) to the
Gulf of Arta (southeast); its hinterland extends eastward to the watershed of the ...
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