Foundation of Messene

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The city was founded on the site of Ithome by the Theban general Epaminondas as part of his strategy of liberation of Messenia from Spartan control.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Foundation of Messene". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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