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Syracuse, Sicily, Italy

LOCATION

Population:
125,000

Founding Date:
734 BC

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Archimedes
Mathematician
c. 290 BC 211 BC Greatest of the ancient mathematicians
Damon
Philosopher
fl. 4th c. BC fl. 4th c. BC Pythagorean philosopher
Philemon
Poet
c. 361 BC c. 263 BC Greek poet of the New Comedy
Elio Vittorini
Novelist
23-Jul-1908 13-Feb-1966 Conversations in Sicily

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Archimedes
Mathematician
c. 290 BC 211 BC Greatest of the ancient mathematicians
Simonides of Ceos
Poet
c. 556 BC c. 468 BC Greek lyric poet



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