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Panormus

Πάνορμος).


1.

Now Palermo; an important town on the north coast of Sicily, founded by the Phœnicians, and which at a later time

Coin of Panormus in Sicily.

received its Greek name from its excellent harbour. From the Phœnicians it passed into the hands of the Carthaginians, and was taken by the Romans in the First Punic War, B.C. 254. Cicero speaks of it as a place of considerable commercial importance (Verr. ii. 26). See Schubring, Historische Topographie von Panormos (1870).


2.

A harbour on the east coast of Attica.


3.

A harbour in Achaia.


4.

A harbour on the northern coast of Crete.


5.

A harbour in Epirus.


6.

The outer harbour of Ephesus.

The Pantheon. (From a photograph.)

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