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Hybla
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(Ὕβλα; Hýbla).

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[1] H. Megale/Heraea

(Ὕ. Μεγάλη; H. Megálē, Ἡραία; Hēraía). The existence of H. is indisputable (differing: [6]), but the location of the city near Ragusa (on Sicily) is not clearly determined. Hippocrates, the ruler of H., died during the siege by the Siculans in 491 BC (Hdt. 7,155,1). H. had three bronze coin emissions with the legend Ὕβλας Μεγάλας, their circulation was limited to…

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Manganaro, Giacomo (Sant' Agata li Battiata), “Hybla”, 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 27 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e518710>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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