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Polybius, Histories, book 2, The First Achaean League (search)
stin, 20, 4; Iamblichus vit. Pythag., 240-262. But the disturbed states preferred the intervention of the Achaeans above all others, and showed the greatest confidence in them, in regard to the measures to be adopted for removing the evils that oppressed them. Nor was this the only occasion on which they displayed this preference. For shortly afterwards there was a general movement among them to adopt the model of the Achaean constitution. The first states to move in the matter were Croton, Sybaris, and Caulonia, who began by erecting a common temple to Zeus Homorios,The MS. vary between o(ma/rios and o(mo/rios. The latter form seems to mean "god of a common frontier." But an inscription found at Orchomenus gives the form a)ma/rios, which has been connected with h(ma/ra "day." and a place in which to hold their meetings and common councils. *zeu/s o(ma/rios or a)ma/rios.They then adopted the laws and customs of the Achaeans, and determined to conduct their constitution according to th
Polybius, Histories, book 7, Capua and Petelia (search)
Capua and Petelia THE people of Capua, in Campania, becoming wealthy Capua and Petelia, the contrast of their fortunes. through the fertility of their soil, degenerated into luxury and extravagance surpassing even the common report about Croton and Sybaris. Being then unable to support their burden of prosperity they called in Hannibal; and were accordingly treated with great severity by Rome. But the people of Petelia maintained their loyalty to Rome and held out so obstinately, when besieged by Hannibal, that after having eaten all the leather in the town, and the bark of all the trees in it, and having stood the siege for eleven months, as no one came to their relief, they surrendered with the entire approval of the Romans. . . . But Capua by its influence drew over the other cities to the Carthaginians. . . .