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Leontini

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R.J.A. Wilson Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 07, 2018 07:39 PM History
A Greek colonial city founded by Naxians in 729 B.C., Leontini was reduced by Hippocrates of Gela in 498 B.C. Following the Sicilian Expedition, the city became subject to Syracuse. In Roman times it may have been of little importance and was destroyed by the Saracens in A.D. 848.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462279

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 47 G4 Leontini

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Lentini. 

The BTCGI notes: Lentini and Carlentini (small town south of Lentini)

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R.J.A. Wilson, Jeffrey Becker, DARMC, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Brady Kiesling, Jonathan Prag, R. Talbert, and Valeria Vitale, 'Leontini: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/462279> [accessed: 21 July 2018]

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