Definition of Siege of syracuse

1. Noun. The Roman siege of Syracuse (214-212 BC) was eventually won by the Romans who sacked the city (killing Archimedes).

Exact synonyms: Syracuse
Generic synonyms: Beleaguering, Besieging, Military Blockade, Siege
Geographical relationships: Sicilia, Sicily



2. Noun. The Athenian siege of Syracuse (415-413 BC) was eventually won by Syracuse.
Exact synonyms: Syracuse
Generic synonyms: Beleaguering, Besieging, Military Blockade, Siege
Geographical relationships: Sicilia, Sicily

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Literary usage of Siege of syracuse

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1. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"In truth the siege of Syracuse lasted for some months longer, and the difficulties of the Romans were now doubled rather than diminished. ..."

2. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1900)
"siege of syracuse, 4i4 BC The Island of Syracuse, the original settlement of Archias, always 4i4 .sc remained the heart and centre of the city. ..."

3. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"... of the Birds for the historian is that it exhibits with good-humoured banter the temporary mood of the Athenian folk. SECT. 4. siege of syracuse, 414 BC ..."

4. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Marcellus takes Leontini and begins siege of Syracuse. § 12. Extent of Syracuse. § 13. Vigorous defence: Archimedes: general defection of the Sicilian towns ..."

5. A History of Rome to the Battle of Actium by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1894)
"... at Syracuse defy the Romans—Marcellus in Sicily—Siege of Syracuse (214-212) — The inventions of ..."

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