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Strabo, Geography, Book 6, chapter 1 (search)
tlers by Micythus, the ruler of the Messene in Sicily, but all the settlers except a few sailed away another for a long time. Then the tyrants of Sicily, and afterwards the Carthaginians, at one timeen in number and are all within view both from Sicily and from the continent near Medma. But I shalected by the Oenotrians, had crossed over into Sicily. According to some, Morgantium also took its this region, for, as both he and others state, Sicily was once "rent"Cp. 1. 3. 19 and the footnote o occurrences about Aetna and in other parts of Sicily, and in Lipara and in the islands about it, an Augustus Caesar, after ejecting Pompeius from Sicily, seeing that the city was in want of populatiover, he paid the penalty after he went back to Sicily again to resume his government; for the Locriwas helping his father to effect his return to Sicily by force of arms. And although Dionysius—bothis right that I should preserve the same order in traversing Sicily and the islands round about it. [8 more...]
Strabo, Geography, Book 6, chapter 2 (search)
Sicily is triangular in shape; and for this reason it was at first called "Trinacria," though lateTrinacria," though later the name was changed to the more euphonious "Thrinacis." Its shape is defined by three capes: Pt., p. 977). which flows through the middle of Sicily; then to Panormus thirty-five, and thirty-twoenian, borne out of his course by the winds to Sicily, clearly perceived both the weakness of the pe on their way back home had arrived there from Sicily, took them up and in common with them founded eam extends underground from Olympia as far as Sicily, thereby preserving its potable water unmixed y account of Italy;6. 1. 3. they were sent to Sicily by him along with Aegestes the Trojan. In the not be true if one sailed the shortest way to Sicily, but Strabo obviously has in mind the voyage fn. If the text is correct, he was governor of Sicily about 90 B.C. Cp. Nissen, op. cit. II.251. Buhern part of Lipara twenty-nine, and thence to Sicily nineteen, but from Strongyle sixteen. Off Pac[16 more...]
Strabo, Geography, Book 6, chapter 3 (search)
tans who had previously taken possession of the place. These latter, it is said, are the people who sailed with Minos to Sicily, and, after his death, which occurred at the home of Cocalus in Camici,Cp. 6. 2. 6. set sail from Sicily; but on the voySicily; but on the voyage backBack to Crete. they were driven out of their course to Taras, although later some of them went afoot around the AdriasThe Adriatic. as far as Macedonia and were called Bottiaeans. But all the people as far as Daunia, it is said, were called 70. states that Hyria is in Iapygia and was founded by the Cretans who strayed from the fleet of Minos when on its way to Sicily,Cp. 6. 3. 2. we must understand Hyria to be either Uria or Veretum. Brentesium, they say, was further colonized by the Cretans, whether by those who came over with Theseus from Cnossus or by those who set sail from Sicily with Iapyx (the story is told both ways), although they did not stay together there, it is said, but went off to Bottiaea.Cp. 6. 3. 2, where Antioch
Strabo, Geography, Book 6, chapter 4 (search)
or worse, in animals, plants, and, in short, everything that is useful for the support of life.This statement is general and does not apply to Italy alone (cp. 2. 3. 1 and 2. 3. 7). Its length extends from north to south, generally speaking, and Sicily counts as an addition to its length, already so great. Now mild temperature and harsh temperature of the air are judged by heat, cold, and their intermediates;Cp. 2. 3. 1. and so from this it necessarily follows that what is now Italy, situatedfought down the Samnitae, and, after them, the Tarantini and Pyrrhus; and then at last also the remainder of what is now Italy, except the part that is about the Padus. And while this part was still in a state of war, the Romans crossed over to Sicily, and on taking it away from the Carthaginians came back again to attack the peoples who lived about the Padus; and it was while that war was still in progress that Hannibal invaded Italy. This latter is the second war that occurred against the