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Gela; the Ancient Greeks in Sicily

Author: Pietro Griffo; Leonard von Matt
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn., New York Graphic Society [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The city was founded around 688 BC by colonists from Rhodos (Rhodes) and Crete, 45 years after the founding of Syracuse. The city was named after the river Gela. The Greeks had many colonies in the south of what is now Italy, and for many centuries the Greeks had a major influence on the area. Gela flourished and, after only a century, a group of Geloi founded the colony of Agrigento."--Wikipedia.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffo, Pietro.
Gela; the Ancient Greeks in Sicily.
Greenwich, Conn., New York Graphic Society [1968]
(OCoLC)742459383
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pietro Griffo; Leonard von Matt
OCLC Number: 449225
Notes: Translation of Gela; destin d'une cité grecque de Sicile.
Description: 223 pages illustrations (some color), maps (some color) 34 cm
Other Titles: Gela; destin d'une cité grecque de Sicilie.
Ancient Greeks in Sicily
Responsibility: [by] Pietro Griffo [and] Leonard von Matt.

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"The city was founded around 688 BC by colonists from Rhodos (Rhodes) and Crete, 45 years after the founding of Syracuse. The city was named after the river Gela. The Greeks had many colonies in the south of what is now Italy, and for many centuries the Greeks had a major influence on the area. Gela flourished and, after only a century, a group of Geloi founded the colony of Agrigento."--Wikipedia.

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