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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK VI., CHAPTER II. (search)
t 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 should follow Eubœa. Many too of the cities
of the aboriginal inhabitantsLit. barbarians. have been destroyed, as Camici,
the kingdom of Cocalus, at whose house Minos is reported to
have been treacherously cut off. The Romans therefore, considering th<