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689 BCE: Rhodes and Cretans found Gela in Sicily.
 
580 BCE: Agrigento in Sicily is founded by colonists from Gela, Crete and Rhodes.
 
 
491 BCE - 478 BCE: Reign of Gelon, tyrant of Gela on Sicily.
 
 
456 BCE: Aeschylus dies in Gela, Sicily.
 
 
406 BCE: A Carthaginian army sacks Gela on Sicily.
 
 
339 BCE: Gela on Sicily is rebuilt by the Corinthian general Timoleon.
 
 
311 BCE: A Carthaginian army defeats Agathocles of Syracuse near Gela, Sicily.
 
 
282 BCE: Gela, on Sicily, is destroyed by Phintias, the tyrant of Agrigento.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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