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According to the historian Herodotus, the poet threw away his shield to make good his escape from the victorious Athenians then celebrated the occasion in a poem that he later sent to his friend, Melanippus.
According to Herodotus, Amasis, was asked by Cambyses II or Cyrus the Great for an Egyptian ophthalmologist on good terms.
According to Herodotus, when Anacharsis returned to the Scythians he was killed by his own brother for his Greek ways and especially for the impious attempt to sacrifice to the Mother Goddess Cybele, whose cult was unwelcome among the Scythians.
According to Herodotus, the fleet sent by Darius consisted of 600 triremes.
According to Herodotus, an Athenian runner named Pheidippides was sent to run from Athens to Sparta to ask for assistance before the battle.
According to Herodotus ( vv. 34 ), both bridges were destroyed by a storm and Xerxes had those responsible for building the bridges beheaded and the strait itself whipped.
According to the Suda ( an 11th-century encyclopaedia of Byzantium which likely took its information from traditional accounts ), Herodotus learned the Ionian dialect as a boy living on the island of Samos, whither he had fled with his family from the oppressions of Lygdamis, tyrant of Halicarnassus and grandson of Artemisia I of Caria.
According to Lucian, Herodotus took his finished work straight from Asia Minor to the Olympic Games and read the entire Histories to the assembled spectators in one sitting, receiving rapturous applause at the end of it.
According to a very different account by an ancient grammarian, Herodotus refused to begin reading his work at the festival of Olympia until some clouds offered him a bit of shade, by which time however the assembly had dispersed-thus the proverbial expression " Herodotus and his shade " to describe any man who misses his opportunity through delay.
According to Eusebius and Plutarch, Herodotus was granted a financial reward by the Athenian assembly in recognition of his work and there may be some truth in this.
According to Herodotus, the Spartans attributed their conquest of Arcadia to their theft of the bones of Orestes from the Arcadian town of Tegea.
According to Herodotus, a line of 22 Kings of Lydia descended from Hercules and Omphale.
According to the Bauer-Danker Lexicon, the noun ίδιωτής in ancient Greek meant " civilian " ( ref Josephus Bell 2 178 ), " private citizen " ( ref sb 3924 9 25 ), " private soldier as opposed to officer ," ( Polybius 1. 69 ), " relatively unskilled, not clever ," ( Herodotus 2, 81 and 7 199 ).
According to Greek historian Herodotus, Darius wanted to know more about Asia.
According to Herodotus, the first step of mummification was to " take a crooked piece of iron, and with it draw out the brain through the nostrils, thus getting rid of a portion, while the skull is cleared of the rest by rinsing with drugs.
According to Herodotus ( 4. 149-165 ), following a drought of seven years, Thera sent out colonists who founded a number of cities in northern Africa, including Cyrene.
According to the Histories of the Greek historian Herodotus, about 600 BC, Necho II undertook to dig a west-east canal through the Wadi Tumilat between Bubastis and Heroopolis, and perhaps continued it to the Heroopolite Gulf and the Red Sea.
According to Herodotus, Darius's canal was wide enough that two triremes could pass each other with oars extended, and required four days to traverse.
According to Herodotus, Themistocles left messages at every place where the Persian fleet might stop for drinking water, asking the Ionians in the Persian fleet to defect, or at least fight badly.
According to Herodotus, after the Persian navy began its maneuvers, Aristides arrived at the Allied camp from Aegina.
According to Herodotus, it was Dorus, the son of Hellen who led his people to Histaeotis, whence they were driven off by the Cadmeians into Pindus, where they settled as Macedonians.
According to the Greek historian Herodotus, Xerxes's first attempt to bridge the Hellespont ended in failure when a storm destroyed the flax and papyrus cables of the bridges ; Xerxes ordered the Hellespont ( the strait itself ) whipped three hundred times and had fetters thrown into the water.
According to Herodotus, the Persians broke the Spartan phalanx after a Greek man called Ephialtes betrayed his country by telling the Persians of another pass around the mountains.

According and Libya
According to Alexandre de Marenches, chief of External Documentation and Counter-Espionnage Service ( now known as the DGSE ), the shah declined that France expel Khomeini for fear that the cleric should move to Syria or Libya.
According to Pindar's ninth Pythian Ode and Apollonius ' Argonautica ( II. 522ff ), Cyrene despised spinning and other womanly arts and instead spent her days hunting, but, in a prophecy he put in the mouth of the wise centaur Chiron, Apollo would spirit her to Libya and make her the foundress of a great city, Cyrene, in a fertile coastal plain.
According to Eusebius of Caesarea the outbreak of violence left Libya depopulated to such an extent that a few years later new colonies had to be established there by the emperor Hadrian just to maintain the viability of continued settlement.
" According to Monitor documents, Perle traveled to Libya with several other advisers to hold lectures and workshops, and promote the image of Libya and its ruler.
According to these accounts, he began to believe he was under threat of assassination from the Soviet Union, the CIA, Libya, drug dealers, and bankers.
According to the Golden Legend, the narrative episode of Saint George and the Dragon took place in a place he called " Silene ", in Libya ; the Golden Legend is the first to place this legend in Libya as a sufficiently exotic locale, where a dragon might be imagined.
According to Eusebius of Caesarea the outbreak of violence left Libya depopulated to such an extent that a few years later new colonies had to be established there by the emperor Hadrian just to maintain the viability of continued settlement.
According to Giulio Andreotti ( the 42nd Prime Minister of Italy ) and Abdel Rahman Shalgham ( Libya's Foreign Minister from 2000 until 2009 ), Craxi was the person who phoned Muammar al-Gaddafi to warn him of the impending Operation El Dorado Canyon air-strikes against Libya on 15 April 1986, permitting Gaddafi and his family to evacuate their residence in the Bab al-Azizia compound moments before the bombs dropped.
According to Omar Faiek Shennib, " red was selected for the blood sacrificed for the freedom of Libya, black to remember the black days that Libyans lived under the occupation of the Italians ( Italian Libya ) and green to represent its primary wealth, agriculture, ( Libya once being referred to as the ' agricultural basket ' or ' breadbasket ' of the Ottoman Empire ) and the future prosperity of the country.
According to British author and former GLC member George Tremlett, Libyan children spent two hours a week studying the book as part of their curriculum ; extracts were broadcast every day on television and radio ; its slogans were found on billboards and painted on buildings in Libya ; and as of 1993 lectures and seminars on it at universities and colleges have been held in France, Eastern Europe, Colombia, and Venezuela.
According to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the approximately 215, 000 Italians in Libya faced approximately 50, 000 British in Egypt.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Alexander Yakovenko, Spokesman :" According to our information, the Bulgarian medics ' lawyers intend to appeal this decision in the Supreme Court of Libya.
According to American State Department officials in Tripoli, during his father's reign, he was the second most-widely recognized person in Libya and was at times the " de facto " Prime Minister, and was mentioned as a possible successor, though he rejected this.
According to Gaddafi, a letter admitting " responsibility " was the only way to end the economic sanctions imposed on Libya.
According to Kommersant, " Libya was one of the Soviet Union's few partners that paid in full for the military equipment it purchased from the USSR ," though the Gaddafi regime still maintained good relations with the Western nations of France and Italy and refused to sign a Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation with the Soviet Union.
According to the Mail On Sunday, confidential documents released showed the British Government released Megrahi because of pressure from Gaddafi as the British government feared that British nationals would be harassed and because UK energy contracts in Libya could be revoked and there would be an end to counterterrorism assistance.
According to an inscription from Cyrene, Libya she was the recipient of 50, 000 ' medimni ' of grain, and shipped the surplus to Corinth.
According to the historical writings from the scribes of an emir in Benghazi, Libya in 1481, a camel driver named Hamid Keila came to Benghazi in bad shape and recounted to the emir that he had been to the city of Zerzura.

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