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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK VI., CHAPTER II. (search)
or Gela,Some colonists from Rhodes made a settlement here 45 years after
the foundation of Syracuse. It was overthrown about 279 years B. C. or Callipolis, or Selinus, or Eubœa, or many other
places; of these the Zanclæi of MylœMilazzo. founded Himera,About 649 B. C.
the people of Naxos, Callipolis,It is supposed that Callipolis anciently occupied the site of Mascalis. the Megaræans of Sicily,Those who inhabited Hybia Minor. We know that Selinus was in
existence 640 B. C., and destroyed 268 B. C.
Selinus,Now ruins called di Pollece on the river Madiuni in the Terra de'
Pulci. and the LeontiniThe Leontini arrived in Sicily 728 B. C., and
founded Leontini, now Lentini. Eubœa.Eubmœa was destroyed by the tyrant Gelon, who reigned from 491 to
478 B. C. Eubali, Castellazzio, and a place near the little town of Licodia, not far from the source of the Drillo, have been supposed to be the
site of the ancient Eubœa. Siebenkees thinks that the words between
daggers at the end of § 7