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Pausanias (c. AD 110 – AD 180) was a Greek traveller and geographer of the 2nd century A.D.


  • They say that these were the tribes collected by Amphiktyon himself in the Greek Assembly: … the Macedonians joined and the entire Phocian race … In my day there were thirty members: six each from Nikopolis, Macedonia and Thessaly...
    • Description of Greece, Phokis VIII, 2 & 4 [Loeb, W. Jones].
  • The Phocians were deprived of their share in the Delphic sanctuary and in the Greek assembly, and their votes were given by the Amphictyons to the Macedonians.
    • Description of Greece, Phocis and Ozolian Locri, 10.3.3.
  • Belistiche, a woman from the coast of Macedonia, won with the pair of foals … at the hundred and twenty-ninth Olympics.
    • Description of Greece, Eleia VIII, 11 [Loeb].

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