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(Ἄκριλλαι; Ákrillai). Settlement in  Sicily, ‘not far from Syracusae’ (Steph. Byz. s. v. A.); Plut. Marcellus 18,2; Liv. 24,35,8; if one accepts the identification with the modern Chiaramonte Gulfi [1], it continued to exist into late antiquity (Greek epitaphs).


A. Di Vita, Iscrizioni funerarie siciliane di età cristiana, in: Epigraphica 11, 1950, 93-110.

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Guzzetta, G. (Milan), “Acrillae”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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