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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

(the ‘med‐’ root is a linguistic fossil from the time of Cyrus (1)'s conquest of Lydia: Ionian Greeks apparently perceived him as king of the Medes, perhaps because his mother was a Mede) was, usually, the offence of states or individuals (most famously, ... ...

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