Messana   - in ancient sources @

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  Messana   - a city on the north-east coast of Sicily
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  + Messene
315/19 Agathocles attacks Messene.
314/20 agrees peace terms with the cities of Acragas, Gela, and Messene.
312/4 Agathocles captures Messene (? and Tauromenium).
288/20 agree to leave Syracuse, but afterwards seize the city of Messana.
264/1 Carthaginian garrison occupies Messana.
264/2 meeting of the senate decides to send aid to Messana.
264/6 The Carthaginian garrison is forced to withdraw from Messana.
264/8 The Carthaginians and Syracusans combine to besiege Messana.
263/14 in recognition of the help he gave to the inhabitants of Messana.
254/9 picks up the survivors of the previous year's shipwreck at Messene.
101/2 Athenion attacks Messana.
38/14 in a storm, after he is defeated by Sextus Pompeius near Messana.
    Within translations:
Athen_11.460   cups. For Dicaearchus of Messenē, [461] the pupil of
Hieron:Chron_1744   onquered Calabria and captured Messana. 127th OLYMPIAD [=2
Naev:Pun_29   Marcus Valerius Maximus near Messana in Sicily, 262 B.C.
Oros_1.2.90   and its nearest city is Messana; the second, called Pachynum, on
Oros_4.7   time the Mamertines controlled Messana, a celebrated city in
Oros_5.6   slaves from the city of Messana, which kept its slaves peaceful
Oros_5.9   took the town of Mamertium and killed eight thousand
Oros_6.18   Pompeius then took refuge in Messana.
Oros_6.18.30   he had twenty legions, plundered Messana, which had been turned over
Polyaen_5.2.18   was able to gain control of Messene. 19 When his trea
Polyaen_5.15.1   es. Megacles of Messene in Sicily opposed Agathocles,
Polyaen_6.16.4   nians sailed by night to Messene, and anchored not far fro
ValMax_2.7.4   consul, who was going to Messana to consult the auspices

  Messana 2   - a goddess worshipped at Messene
SEG_58.370 (180-170)   ple of the goddess Messana on a pediment next to

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