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Perseus Encyclopedia

Kasmenai (alt. Casmena)

KASMENAI (Ancient city) SICILY
A town in Sicily (Hdt. 7.155).


LEONTINI (Ancient city) SICILY
A town in Sicily, laid waste by Syracusans, but afterwards restored, men of L. dedicate image of Zeus at Olympia.


Founded by Archias, a Corinthian, quarries at, sanctuary of Olympian Zeus at, tyrants of, its despots comparable for splendour to Polycrates, its seizure by Gelon, and growth under his rule, Greek envoys there, Aeschylus and Simonides at, expedition of Athenians against, Amilcas of Carthage partly a Syracusan, besieged by Carthaginians but relieved by Pyrrhus.

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