Settlement in the Olympieum in the SW of Syracusae
Settlement in the Olympieum, a sanctuary of Zeus on the right bank of the Anapus in the south west of Syracusae, where in 414 BC Gylippus stationed part of his cavalry to hamper the Athenians on the Plemmyrium from foraging in the Syracusan hinterland (Thuc. 7,4,7; Diod. Sic. 13,7,5; cf. [1. 41, 4110]).
1 H.-P. Drögemüller, Syrakus (Gymnasium Beiheft 6), 1969.