Electra, the sister of Orestes, saved her brother's life by sending him secretly to his uncle Strophius, king of Phocis.
Although they withdrew their governors and garrisons from the other states, in Phocis they did not do so.
Phocis was in the hands of Philip, who professed more than ever to be the defender and guardian of Apollo.
Arrived in Phocis he was already upon the frontier of Boeotia.
He took Phocis, and thus gained the famous pass, being able to attack it on both sides.
Phanotea in Phocis he took without resistance at the first assault.
We shall examine each separate part in order, beginning with Phocis.
These the sportsman had been obliged to seek in the mountain regions of Phocis, Doris, and Thessaly.
One of Phocis, obverse: laureated head of Apollo; reverse: full-faced head of bull.
However this may be, we find the Hellenes driven from Phocis, their earliest recorded seat, by a flood in the time of Deucalion.