Pammilus of Megara founded it, so says legend, in the seventh century B. C.
But, if you please, let us first sit down; for I am tired with my yesterday's journey from Megara.
Amongest which, none for a beginner is to be preferred before the most auncient Philosopher Euclide of Megara.
Megara was lost—and now all the holds on the Peloponnesus were surrendered.
Pisistratus carried the war into Megara itself, and captured the port of Nisaea.
Over them, however, is a road which leads to Megara and Attica from the Isthmus.
He slipped by a back-door out of the house in which he was a prisoner, and took boat to Megara.
Sore amazed were the men of Megara to find that their foes were driving them backwards.
This Greek story is related on the authority of Cicero, who was never at Megara, and consequently knew the fact by hearsay.
Many of the houses in the Megara were full of the accumulated wealth of centuries.