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Magna Graecia

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Mark Cartwright
by Future Perfect At Sunrise
published on 10 February 2013
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Magna Graecia (Megalē Hellas) refers to the coastal areas of southern Italy which were colonized by various Greek city-states from the 8th to 5th centuries BCE. Later writers such as Strabo also included Sicily and eventually the term came to signify the whole Greek world.

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Sunrise, F. P. A. (2013, February 10). Magna Graecia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1058/

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Sunrise, Future P. A. "Magna Graecia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 10, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1058/.

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Sunrise, Future P. A. "Magna Graecia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Feb 2013. Web. 28 Feb 2021.

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