to found Croton, Myscellus departed to inspect the place, but when he saw that Sybaris was already founded—having the same name as the river near by—he judged that SSybaris was better; at all events, he questioned the god again when he returned whether it would be better to found this instead of Croton, and the god replied to hiood for wild beasts.
Next in order, at a distance of two hundred stadia, comes Sybaris, founded by the Achaeans; it is between two rivers, the Crathis and the SybarSybaris. Its founder was Is of Helice.The reading, "Is of Helice," is doubtful. On Helice, see 1. 3. 18 and 8. 7. 2. In early times this city was so superior in its goible, although it is possible. According to some, however, both Siris and the Sybaris which is on the TeuthrasThe "Teuthras" is otherwise unknown, except that thereording to Antiochus: Certain of the Achaeans were sent for by the Achaeans in Sybaris and resettled the place, then forsaken, but they were summoned only because of