See also:Castor and Pollux, the place where
See also:Theseus had hidden their
See also:Helen at Aphidnae; and hence there was a traditional friendship between the Deceleans and the Spartans (
See also:Herodotus ix . 73) . This tradition, together with the advice of
See also:Alcibiades, led the Spartans to fortify
See also:Decelea as a basis for permanent occupation in
See also:Attica during the later years of the Peloponnesian War, from 413–404 B.C . Its position enabled them to harass the Athenians constantly, and to
See also:form a centre for fugitive slaves and other deserters . The royal palace of Tatoi has been built on the site . See PELOPONNESIAN WAR ; also Judeich in Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopadie .
DECCAN (Sans. Dakshina, " the South ")
DECEMBER (Lat. decent, ten)
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