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hat the Samnitae once fortified it against the Thurii. And the old Crimissa, which is near the sames towards Campania are Samnite cities. Beyond Thurii lies also the country that is called Tauriana.üs, and the latter, from Metapontium as far as Thurii; in the second place, on the mainland, from tnitae as far as the isthmus which extends from Thurii to Cerilli (a city near Laüs), the isthmus is the city to another place near by and named it Thurii, after a spring of that name. Now the Sybarisides it cures many afflictions. Now after the Thurii had prospered for a long time, they were ensla changed the name of the city to Copiae.
After Thurii comes Lagaria, a stronghold, bounded by Epeiusely well thought of among physicians. That of Thurii, too, is one of the famous wines. Then comes acleia and about three hundred and thirty from Thurii. Writers produce as proof of its settlement bochus, when the Tarantini were at war with the Thurii and their general Cleandridas, an exile from L
to avenge those gods, and also to enquire how they, now utterly ruined, might be saved. Apollo bade them go forth with the Chalcidians to Rhegium, and to be grateful to his sister; for, he added, they were not ruined, but saved, inasmuch as they were surely not to perish along with their native land, which would be captured a little later by the Spartans. They obeyed; and therefore the rulers of the Rhegini down to AnaxilasAnaxilas (also spelled Anaxilaüs) was ruler of Rhegium from 494 to 476 B.C. (Diod. Sic. 11.48). were always appointed from the stock of the Messenians. According to Antiochus, the Siceli and Morgetes had in early times inhabited the whole of this region, but later on, being ejected by the Oenotrians, had crossed over into Sicily. According to some, Morgantium also took its name from the Morgetes of Rhegium.Cp. 6. 2. 4. The Latin name of this Sicilian city was "Murgantia." Livy 10.17 refers to another Murgantia in Samnium. The city of Rhegium was once very p