History STYRA (Ancient city) EVIA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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History (4)

Catastrophes of the place

Malian war by Phaedrus (4th c. B.C.)

Styra was destroyed in the Malian war by Phaedrus, the general of the Athenians; but the country is held by the Eretrians.

Participation in the fights of the Greeks

Battle of Plataea

. . . Next to the men of Hermione were six hundred Eretrians and Styreans; next to them, four hundred Chalcidians;

Naval Battle of Salamis

The following took part in the war:… The Styrians provided the same number of ships as at Artemisium, and the Cythnians one trireme and a fifty-oared boat; these are both Dryopians

Naval Battle of Artemisium

The Styrians furnished two ships

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