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Usage examples for IASUS

  1. The Peloponnesian camp was still plentifully supplied, being in receipt of sufficient pay, and the soldiers having still in hand the large booty taken at Iasus – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  2. Upon their arrival Tissaphernes came to them with his land forces and induced them to sail to Iasus which was held by his enemy Amorges. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  3. Accordingly they suddenly attacked and took Iasus whose inhabitants never imagined that the ships could be other than Athenian. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  4. And now Iapix son of Iasus came, beloved beyond others of Phoebus, to whom once of old, smitten with sharp desire, Apollo gladly offered his own arts and gifts, augury and the lyre and swift arrows: he, to lengthen out the destiny of a parent given over to die, chose rather to know the potency of herbs and the practice of healing, and deal in a silent art unrenowned. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  5. Iasus however, was appointed leader of the Athenians, and was called the son of Sphelus, the son of Bucolus. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  6. The accusation was that Phrynichus had betrayed Iasus and Amorges; and Pisander brought it because he thought him a man unfit for the business now in hand with Alcibiades. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides