Third Messenian War

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

Historical Context Note

In the aftermath of a disastrous earthquake at Sparta, the helots revolted but in the end had to surrender the stronghold of Ithome (the future Messene).

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Third Messenian War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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