- a city in S Sicily, Italy, on the Mediterranean Sea.
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Thucydides, however, says that it was founded by a colony from Gela.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)
After these, some of the people of Gela also joined his army.Plutarch's Lives, Volume IV
His breast heaved as of yore in mingled joy and grief, and "Gela, my Gela!"
And what Gela failed to find out was seen by other eyes and heard by other ears.
He died in 477, and was succeeded by his brother Hiero I. who had till then ruled over Gela.A Manual of Ancient History
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren