From his brother Lysias we learn that he fell a victim to the Thirty Tyrants, but no allusion is here made to his fate, nor to the circumstance that Cephalus and his family were of Syracusan origin, and had migrated from Thurii
So the Athenians, when they were founding their model new colony at Thurii
, employed Hippodamus of Miletus, whom Aristotle mentions in Book II, as the best expert in town-planning, to plan the streets of the city, and Protagoras as the best expert in law-making, to give the city its laws.
fugitive slaves at Thurii
shortly after Octavian's birth.
Just as Anaxagoras had, if apparently to no avail, Protagoras enjoyed the protection of Pericles, who had asked him to draft the constitution of the Panhellenic colony of Thurii
; so he had less to fear than others.
495--429 B.C.), the great Athenian statesman who, it is said, asked the Sophist to draft a constitution for the Greek colony of Thurii
in southern Italy.
To cite ([sections] 12), as proof of the hardship endured by the allied cities as the result of Alcibiades' tribute assessment, the detail that many of their members were migrating to Thurii
is to suggest that mass migration could be induced by high tribute payments.
These aspects are the sophist's role as lawgiver for Pericles' colony of Thurii
, his recorded discussion with the statesman on guilt associated with accidental death, and finally his political theory and Pericles' role therein.
Herodotus is thought to have resided in Athens and to have met Sophocles and then to have left for Thurii
, a new colony in southern Italy sponsored by Athens.
Torjussen, 'The "Orphic-Pythagorean" eschatology of the Gold Tablets from Thurii
and the Sixth Book of Virgil's Aeneid, SO 83 (2008) 68-83.
Alcibiades' ship accompanies the Salaminia back towards Athens, but he jumps ship at Thurii
, after which he goes to Cyllene in Elis, thence to Sparta itself (6.88.9).
Under Tarentine leadership, that league was too weak to prevent one of its members, Thurii
, from inviting the Romans into its territory in 285 B.C.