rapid growth. It did not, however, prosper for long, but was razed to the ground and
has remained without habitation until our own day; regarding this we shall give a detailed
account in connection with the appropriate period of time.There is no further mention of Palice in the extant portions of Diodorus.
Such, then, was the state of
affairs in Sicily. In Italy, fifty-eight years after the Crotoniates had destroyed Sybaris, a ThessalianPresumably one of the Thessalians mentioned in Book 12.10.2. gathered together the
Sybarites who remained and founded Sybaris anew;
it lay between two rivers, the Sybaris and the
Crathis. And since the settlers possessed a fertile land they
quickly advanced in wealth. But they had possessed the city only a few years when they were
again driven out of Sybaris, regarding which event
we shall undertake to give a detailed account in the following Book.Book 12.9 ff.The year
452 B.C. is lacking.