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Catastrophes of the place

By the Persians, 480 B.C.

At the Persian invasion the people of Haliartus sided with the Greeks, and so a division of the army of Xerxes overran and burnt both their territory and their city (Paus. 9.32.5).

Destruction and end of the town

From the Roman Lucritius, 171 B.C.

(Polyv. 30,21,9)

Battles

At the walls of the town, in 395 BC

For having attacked the walls of Haliartus, in which were troops from Thebes and Athens, Lysander fell in the fighting that followed a sortie of the enemy (Paus. 9,32,5).

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