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History (9)

Catastrophes of the place

From Dionyssio A' from Syrakousses, in 389 B.C.


War between Pyrros against Romans

Finally the city destroyed.

By the Syracusians, 387 B.C.

RIGION (Ancient city) CALABRIA

By the Campanians, 280-270 B.C.

By an earhquake, 91 B.C.

Foundation/Settlement of the place

By Krotoniates the 7th century B.C.

The city became the centre of Pythagorii.

Colony from Naryx

  Since Locri Epizephyrii, in the south of Italy, claimed to be a colony from Naryx, in Greece, we find the town of Locri called Narycia by the poets, and the pitch of Bruttium was also named Narycia (...)

This extract is from: Harry Thurston Peck, Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. Cited Nov 2002 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks

Population movements

Chalcis - Rhegium

RIGION (Ancient city) CALABRIA
The inhabitants of Rhegium, who were colonists of Chalcis (Diodorus Siculus, Library: book 14, chapter 40, section 1).

Messenians of Naupactus to Rhegium

Messenians of Naupactus, being expelled by Lacedaemonians, go to Sicily and Rhegium

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