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Sicily

Syracuse

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse
Chronological Year: 
-734 BCE/CE

Syracuse is a historic city in Sicily, the capital of the province of Syracuse. The city is notable for its rich Greek history, culture, amphitheatres, architecture, and as the birthplace of the preeminent mathematician and engineer Archimedes. This 2,700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world.