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”They put in at Italy and arriving at Sybaris they set about hunting the place which the god had ordered them to colonize.  Having found not far from Sybaris a spring called Thuria, which had a bronze pipe which the natives of the region called medimnos,2 and believing this to be the place which the god had pointed out, they threw a wall about it, and founding a city there they named it Thurium after the spring.  They divided the city lengthwise by four streets, the first of which they named Heracleia, the second Aphrodisia, the third Olympias, and the fourth Dionysias, and breadthwise they divided it by three streets, of which the first was named Heroa, the second Thuria, and the last Thurina. And since the quarters formed by these streets were filled with dwellings, the construction of the city appeared to be good.
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