S. originated from Himera (Sicily) and was called 'the Himeraean' (Ἱμεραῖος/Himeraîos), or he may have come from Mataurus in south Italy; he died in Catania (Catane). The dates in the Suda (σ 1095) are suspect: his birth in the 37th (632-629 BC) and death in the 56th Olympiad (556-553 BC) seem based on…
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