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Lycurgus of Thrace, an antagonist of Dionysus, forbade the cult of Dionysus, whom he drove from Thrace, and was driven mad by the god.
The latter was raised in Thrace.
Alaric's first appearance was as the leader of a mixed band of Goths and allied peoples who invaded Thrace in 391, who were stopped by the half-Vandal Roman General Stilicho.
Under Michael VII Doukas Parapinakes ( 1071 – 1078 ) and Nikephoros III Botaneiates ( 1078 – 1081 ), he was also employed, along with his elder brother Isaac, against rebels in Asia Minor, Thrace, and in Epirus.
Led by a pretender claiming to be Constantine Diogenes, a long-dead son of the Emperor Romanos IV, the Cumans crossed the mountains and raided into eastern Thrace until their leader was eliminated at Adrianople.
In 1195, while Isaac II was away hunting in Thrace, Alexios was acclaimed as emperor by the troops with the conniving of Alexios ' wife Euphrosyne Doukaina Kamatera.
In the east the Empire was overrun by the Seljuk Turks ; from the north Bulgarians and Vlachs descended unchecked to ravage the plains of Macedonia and Thrace, and Kaloyan of Bulgaria annexed several important cities, while Alexios squandered the public treasure on his palaces and gardens and attempted to deal with the crisis through diplomatic means.
In his writing he makes mention of a moment when Alexander's secondary naval commander, Onesicritus, was reading the Amazon passage of his Alexander history to King Lysimachus of Thrace who was on the original expedition: the king smiled at him and said " And where was I, then?
Throughout the 5th century BC, Athens sought to consolidate its control over Thrace, which was strategically important because of its primary materials ( the gold and silver of the Pangaion hills and the dense forests essential for naval construction ), and the sea routes vital for Athens ' supply of grain from Scythia.
Anaxarchus was born at Abdera in Thrace.
In 148 BC, in what the Romans called the Fourth Macedonian War, he was defeated by the Roman praetor Q. Caecilius Metellus ( 148 ) at the Second Battle of Pydna, and fled to Thrace, whose prince gave him up to Rome, thus marking the final end to Andriskos ' reign of Macedonia.
Andronikos III's attempt to make up for this setback by annexing Bulgarian Thrace failed in 1332, when he was defeated by the new Bulgarian Emperor Ivan Alexander at Rousokastron.
At the news of the emperor's death, his son and co-emperor John was murdered by his own troops in Thrace.
During the first invasion, Thrace, Macedon and the Aegean Islands were added to the Persian Empire, and Eretria was duly destroyed.
Abdera () was a city-state on the coast of Thrace 17 km east-northeast of the mouth of the Nestos, and almost opposite Thasos.
Abdera was a wealthy city, the third richest in the League, due to its status as a prime port for trade with the interior of Thrace and the Odrysian kingdom.
A valuable prize, the city was repeatedly sacked: by the Triballi in 376 BC, Philip II of Macedon in 350 BC ; later by Lysimachos of Thrace, the Seleucids, the Ptolemies, and again by the Macedonians.
Bayezid II was born in Dimetoka Palace ( now Didymoteicho ) in Thrace as the son of Mehmed II ( 1432 – 81 ) and Valide Sultan Mükrime Hatun, the daughter of Süleyman Bey, the sixth ruler of Dulkadirids, who died in 1492.
The Bastarnae host was still en route through Thrace, where it became embroiled in hostilities with the locals, who were unable ( or unwilling ) to provide them with sufficient food at affordable prices as they marched through.

Thrace and Ares
Ancient Greek mythology provides them with a mythical ancestor, named Thrax, son of the war-god Ares, who was said to reside in Thrace.
With Ares, Cyrene ( if indeed this is the same Cyrene ) was the mother of Diomedes of Thrace.
Oeagrus has also sometimes been called the son of the god Ares, who was associated with Thrace.
Procne's husband, King Tereus of Thrace ( son of Ares ), agreed to travel to Athens and escort Philomela to Thrace for a visit.
Magnificent, wild, and uncontrollable, they belonged to the giant Diomedes ( not to be confused with Diomedes, son of Tydeus ), king of Thrace, a son of Ares and Cyrene who lived on the shores of the Black Sea.
In the Alcestis, Euripides mentions that one of the names of Ares himself was Thrax since he was regarded as the patron of Thrace ( his golden or gilded shield was kept in his temple at Bistonia in Thrace ).
Other deities were associated with nations outside of Greece ; Poseidon was associated with Ethiopia and Troy, and Ares with Thrace.
In the Alcestis, Euripides mentions that one of the names of Ares himself was Thrax since he was regarded as the patron of Thrace ( his golden or gilded shield was kept in his temple at Bistonia in Thrace ).

Thrace and birthplace
Today, based on the Ottoman archives, we know that his full name was " Hadji Ahmed Muhiddin Piri " and that he was born either in Gelibolu ( Gallipoli ) on the European part of the Ottoman Empire ( in present-day Turkish Thrace ), or in Karaman ( his father's birthplace ) in central Anatolia, then the capital of the Beylik of Karaman ( annexed by the Ottoman Empire in 1487 ).

Thrace and true
In ancient times, it is true, Moesians and Getae occupied all the land between Haemus and the Ister ; but as time went on some of them changed their names, and since then there have been included under the name of Moesia all the tribes living above Dalmatia, Macedonia, and Thrace, and separated from Pannonia by the Savus, a tributary of the Ister.

Thrace and home
The European portion of Turkey, known as Thrace (), encompasses 3 % of the total area but is home to more than 10 % of the total population.
In addition to the tribe that Homer calls Thracians, ancient Thrace was home to numerous other tribes, such as the Edones, Bisaltae, Cicones, and Bistones.
Darius expanded his empire by conquering Thrace and Macedon and invading Scythia, home of the Scythians, nomadic tribes who invaded Media and had previously killed Cyrus the Great.
After the Wars for National Union ( Balkan Wars and World War I ) the city became home for thousands of refugees from the former Bulgarian lands in Macedonia, Western and Eastern Thrace.
More dangerous enemies were nearer home ; tribes in Thrace rebelled in 332 BC, led by Memnon of Thrace, the Macedonian governor of the region, followed shortly by the revolt of Agis III, king of Sparta.
To prove himself a worthy successor to his father both at home and in the eyes of foreign governments, Petar began his reign with a military offensive into Byzantine Thrace in 927.
According to Strabo ( VII. 3. 2 ) and Herodotus, the people of Bithynia in northwest Anatolia originated from two Thracian tribes, the Bithyni and Thyni, which migrated from their original home around the river Strymon in Thrace.
After 1920 as a result of the exchange of population between Greece and Bulgaria most of the local Greeks emigrated to Western Thrace ( ceded to Greece in 1920 ) Greece and found their new home in the village of Strymi ( until 1920 Chadarli ), Sapes municipality.
She married Demophon, King of Athens and son of Theseus, while he stopped in Thrace on his journey home from the Trojan War.
The city is home to the Democritus University of Thrace, founded in 1973.
It is home to the Central Administration and several departments of the Democritus University of Thrace including the following:
Neoptolemus follows Thetis ' advice and goes home by land ; in Thrace he meets Odysseus at Maroneia, who has come there by sea.
A new wave of residents moved to Agria in 1922 when refugees from Asia Minor, mainly Eastern Thrace, took shelter there after their expulsion from their home land.

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