Magna Graecia, 800-200 BC, Regions of Ancient Greece in Southern Italy



A sixteenth-century map by Abraham Ortelius of Magna Graecia — the Hellenic colonies and settlements in antiquity in the southern parts of the Italian peninsula. Ortelius published in 1595 his map, entitled: Itala nam tellus Graecia Maior erat… (Regions of Greater Greece in Italy…). The map is oriented with East at the top. Archimedes, one of the brightest minds of the ancient world, was born and spent his entire life in Magna Graecia, (in Syracuse, Sicily), where he also made all of his groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

• An Ortelius map of Magna Graecia (Graecia Maior), the regions of Ancient Greece in Italy, BCE
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