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Who is Lagoras?

Lagoras was a Cretan soldier of fortune, who, when in the service of Ptolemy IV Philopator, king of Egypt, was sent by Nicolaus, Ptolemy's general, to occupy the passes of Mount Lebanon at Berytus, and to check there the advance of Antiochus III the Great, who was marching upon Ptolemais, 219 BC. He was, however, defeated and dislodged from his position by the Syrian king.

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Google previewThe Temple Dictionary of the Bible (1910)

by John Ebenezer Honeyman Thomson

by the Cretan Lagoras. This gives special point to the word in Rv. 3.2t, " Be ...

Google previewDictionary of the Apostolic Church (1922)

by James Hastings

The same daring exploit was performed b the Cretan Lagoras, who scaled the heights an captured the citadel for Antiochus the Great (218 8.0.). After the defeat of Antiochus at Magnesia (190 8.0.), Sardis was gifted by the Romans to the kings ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible: Pleroma-Zuzim (1902)

by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Andrew Bruce Davidson, Samuel Rolles Driver, Henry Barclay Swete

Cretan Lagoras in 218" climbed the steep hill and stole unobserved into the acropolis. The very hill itself is in ceaseless decay, washed away to an extraordinary extent by :* and frosts disintegrating the soil and TOCK. These historical ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1900)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

076an see p: lagoras. Same as ylagoras. pylangial (pi-lan'ji—al , a. [< pylangi-um + -al.] Pertaining to the pylangium. p langium (pi-lan-ji'um), n.; pl. pylangia (-li). NL., ( Gr. rob], a gate, + ziyysiov, a vessel] The first section of the arterial ...

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Scrabble value of L1A1G2O1R1A1S1

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