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a district of ancient Greece to the northwest of Athens

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(66.) Plutarch, Life of Pelopidas, 3.1-3; Plutarch, Moralia, 583C; Pausanias, Description of Greece, Boeotia 9.13.1.
Sterea Ellas: Attiki, Vravrona, Erasinos river, 1 nymph, X 2012; Biotia (Boeotia), entrance of cave Kopaida, XI 2014, 3 nymphs.
Pronouncing himself "perfectly sure" that the oral history of the jumping frog he had collected in Angel's Camp was a faithful record of an event that had occurred in 1849, he averred that he was likewise "sure" that "its duplicate happened in Boeotia a couple thousand years ago." According to Twain, it was "a case of history actually repeating itself and not a case of a good story floating down through the ages and surviving because too good to be allowed to perish" (1894, 447-48).
The Epigraphy and History of Boeotia: New Finds, New Prospects
In some areas, such as Boeotia, the man and boy were formally joined together and lived as a couple.
X X Caligo oberthurii (Deyrolle, 1872) X Catoblepia orgetorix magnalis Stichel, 1902 X Dynastor darius stygianus (Butler, 1872) * X Eryphanis bubocula (Butler, 1872) X Eryphanis lycomedon (Felder, 1862) X X Narope cyllastros (Doubleday, 1849) X Opsiphanes invirae cuspidatus Stichel, 1904 X Opsiphanes quitena angostura Bristow, 1979 X Opsiphanes cassina barkeri Bristow, 1991 X Opsiphanes tamarindi tamarindi (Felder, 1861) X X Selenophanes josephus excisus Rothschild, 1916 X Limenitidinae Adelpha boeotia (Felder, 1867) X Adelpha malea aethalia (Felder, 1867) X Adelpha ethelda eponina Staudinger, 1886 X X Adelpha cytherea daguana Frhustorfer, 1913 X Adelpha leucophthalma Latreille (1809) X Adelpha leuceria juanna (Godm.
Sparta would be cut off from its major ally on land--Thebes, in Boeotia. Also, through Megara's port on the Crisaean Gulf, Pegae, Athens had now established a base for expansion in the west.
The victim is a 37-year old father of two children who was shot by an AK-47 rifle when he and his colleagues approached a car to check the driver's license at a roadblock set up at Boeotia prefecture, some 150 kilometers Western of Athens.
Neither the stadium in Orchomenos, where Ladas probably trained during the Spartan campaign in Boeotia, was preserved.