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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK VI., CHAPTER II. (search)
, Arduus inde Acragas ostentat maxima longe Mœnia, magnanimûm quondam generator equorum.Æn. iii. 703 of the Agrigentini, 20; and toAs the distance from Agrigentum to Camarina greatly exceeds another 20 miles, Kramer supposes that the words, and to Gela, 20, have been omitted by the copyist. Cama- rina,Torre di Camarana. another 20; then to Pachynus, 50; thence again along the third side to Syracuse, 36;The Paris MS. No. 1393, used by the French translators, has 33; the Paris MS. 1396, and the Medici pint. 28, No. 5, give 20 miles. from Syracuse to Catana, 60; then to Tauromenium,Taormina. 33; thence to Messana, 30.Gossellin observes, that the distance from Messina to Cape Pelorias, which would complete the circuit of Sicily, is about 9 miles. Thus on footi. e. by land. from Pachynus to Pelorias we have 168 [miles], and from MessanaMessina. to [Cape] Lilybeum, on the Via Valeria,An intelligent critic has imagined that this road may have been commenced by M. Valerius Ma