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Megara Hyblaea

Megara Hyblaea

Augusta (SR)

Megara Hyblaea was founded by the Greeks of Megara around 728 BC. The colony was not very fortunate squeezed between Leontini and Syracuse, finally Gelo of Syracuse would destroy the town in the fifth century. At the end of the fourth century BC a new town was built, much smaller, in hellenistic style.

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