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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 Aug 05, 2023 11:24 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.

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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, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Jonathan Prag, and R. Talbert, 'Leontini: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 27 September 2023]

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