Antiochus of Syracuse

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Antiochus of Syracuse was a Greek historian, who flourished around 420 BC. [1]


Little is known of his life, but his works, of which only fragments remain, enjoyed a high reputation because of their accuracy. He wrote a History of Sicily from the earliest times to 424 BC, which was used by Thucydides, and the Colonizing of Italy, frequently referred to by Strabo and Dionysius of Halicarnassus.[1]



 Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Antiochus of Syracuse". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>; Endnotes:

  • Müller, Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum, i.
  • Wölfflin, Antiochos von Syrakus, 1872.

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