Leontini

Ancient city in Sicily founded by Chalcidians from Naxos in 729 BC. It never attained real political importance owing to the proximity of Syracuse. It was the birthplace of the...
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Leontini

ancient Greek town of southeastern Sicily, 22 miles northwest of Syracuse. Originally held by the Sicels (Siculi), its command of the fertile plain ... [1 related articles]
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Leontini

Leontini (lēuntī'nī) , ancient city, E Sicily, c.20 mi (32 km) S of Catania. It was (729 B.C.) a colony of Chalcidians from the island of Naxos and passed (5th cent. B.C.) under the rule of Syracuse. It was the legendary home of the Laestrygones, a group of giants encountered b...
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