Philistis of Syracuse (Person, Concept)

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Philistis of Syracuse (en), Filistide (it), Philistis (de)Additional labels
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Philistis (en)


Philistis, the wife of Hieron II, was a queen of ancient Syracuse, known only from her coins, which are numerous, and of fine workmanship, and from the occurrence of her name (bearing the title of queen, as it does also on her coins) in an inscription in large letters on the great theatre of Syracuse.

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