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Leontini

(lēəntī`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 by Odysseus. The modern town occupying the site is Lentini.

Leontini

 

an ancient Greek city in Sicily, founded in 729 B.C. by inhabitants of the nearby Chalcidian colony of Naxos. The city fought against Syracuse for independence; in the early fourth century B.C. it came under the power of the tyrant of Syracuse, Dionysius. During the Second Punic War (218–201 B.C.), Leontini became part of Carthage. It was destroyed by Rome in 214 B.C.

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