Acragas - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- Greek city on the south coast of Sicily
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The inhabitants of Acragas summon Acrotatus the Spartan to be their
crotatus is forced to escape from Acragas after murdering Sostratus.
agrees peace terms with the cities of Acragas, Gela, and Messene.
Acragas and other cities gain their freedom after the death of Hamilc
eptines defeats Xenodocus, and puts an end to the revolt by Acragas.
Hicetas of Syracuse defeats Phintias of Acragas.
se; but the Syracusans call on Sosistratus of Acragas to oppose him.
Pyrrhus takes control of Acragas and thirty other cities which previo
Acragas enters into an alliance with Carthage.
arthaginians raise fresh forces, and concentrate them at Agrigentum.
The Romans set up camp in front of Agrigentum.
The Romans defeat a Carthaginian sally at Agrigentum.
Syracusan and Gallic mercenaries plot to betray Agrigentum.
The Romans defeat the Carthaginians, and capture Agrigentum.
News of the capture of Agrigentum arrives at Rome.
The Carthaginian general Carthalo captures Acragas.
Laevinus captures Agrigentum.
Scipio draws up laws for Agrigentum.
ROL_p138, an inscription in honour of Pompeius at Agrigentum.
kable water. And Empedocles of Agrigentum asserts [fr. 66
was a certain house at Acragas called the Trireme, on
that "the citizens of Acragas prepared for Gelon a very
Peisistratidae; and at Acragas in Sicily, the mutual lov
commonwealth at Syracuse or at Agrigentum or at Athens when those
verran the city of Agrigentum and all the neighbouring cou
416 B.C.] - Exagentus of Acragas, stadion race 92nd [412
rhaps as far as the capture of Agrigentum, 262 B.C. 
4 The consuls besieged Agrigentum, a city of Sicily, and
took the Sicilian city of Agrigentum by storm and there made
and . . . of Acragas, Melanthius son of Aeschines, Lysimachus
ris. The people of Acragas decided to build a temple to
he was besieging Acragas, Himilco encamped not far from
kept some men of Acragas in his pay, who were ready to
came to the people of Acragas and there entered the shr
(263-236) ; D[rak]on of Akragas the son of Charilaos &
(c. 100-50) safety of the people of Akragas, it is resolved that Demetrios
in liberty, he went to Agrigentum, then groaning under a most
add to him Gillias of Agrigentum, who may be thought to
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