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On his accession he found his kingdom a narrow territory around Pella, excluded from the sea-coast.
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At sixteen he was left regent of the Macedonian kingdom, whose capital was Pella, while his father was absent in the siege of Byzantium.
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In the spring of 334 B.C., his army was mustered between Pella and Amphipolis, while his fleet was at hand to render assistance.
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It was only now, after the battle of Cannae, that Demetrius of Pharos found Philip disposed to listen to his proposal to cede to Macedonia his Illyrian possessions-which it was necessary, no doubt, to wrest in the first place from the Romans-and it was only now that the court of Pella came to terms with Carthage.
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Its accomplishment depended on the council at Carthage, on the head-quarters at Cartagena, on the courts of Pella and of Syracuse.
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It seems likely that his next move was to Pella, the capital of Macedon, then ruled over by Philip, the father of Alexander.
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Do you remember those Arcadian asses our steward sold to the merchant from Pella?
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He sold some asses at the market to a trader from Pella.
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I was more struck with traces of German influence on the path from Pella on the Lago d'Orta, to the Colma on the way to Varallo, than perhaps anywhere else.
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It was in the neighbourhood of Pella, the Macedonian capital, that the worship of Dionysus, the newest of the gods, prevailed in its most extravagant form-the [56] Thiasus, or wild, nocturnal procession of Bacchic women, retired to the woods and hills for that purpose, with its accompaniments of music, and lights, and dancing.
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But at Pella persons of high birth took part in the exercise, and at a later period we read in Plutarch how Olympias, the mother of Alexander the Great, was devoted to this enthusiastic worship.
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Gerasa was one of the chief cities of the Decapolis, (the other nine were Damascus, Hippos, Scythopolis, Dion, Pella, Kanatha, Raphana, Gadara, and Philadelphia,) and was situated twenty miles east of the Jordan on one of the northern tributaries of the Jabbok, and within five miles of the place where the famous "Moabite Stone" was found.
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Off to the left a little way I see Tabakat Fahil, identified as Pella, the place to which the Christians of Jerusalem fled just before the siege of Titus in obedience to the prophetic warning of Christ.
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A chella fratta starece na pella De colore negrogna, Che à lupo s'assomeglia, Me pare lupo cierto, cierto è isso.
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Examples of Pella

Example #1
At his death the Macedonian kingdom was the most powerful in Greece, and all the States and cities, except Sparta, recognized its ascendency.
Example #2
Philip perished at the age of forty-seven, after a most successful reign of twenty-three years.
Example #3
At eighteen he commanded one of the wings of the army at the battle of Chæronea.
Example #4
At thirteen he was intrusted to the care of the great Aristotle, and remained under his teaching three years.
Example #5
In April he crossed the strait from Sestos to Abydos, and never returned to his own capital—Pella—or to Europe.
Example #6
It took Alexander a year and a few months to crush out what little remained of Grecian freedom, subdue the Thracians, and collect forces for his expedition into Persia.