Rhegion

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The ancient city of Rhegion was one of the Magna Graecia colonies founded by Calcidians in 730 BC.

Thucydides wrote that before to found Rhegion, there was a consulting to the Delphi oracle, and then the Messenes, coming from Messene in the Peloponnesos participate to the foundation by order of Apollo and Artemis.

The city's contemporary name is Reggio.

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