Text #3998Epitome of the Phillippic History of Pompeius Trogus .
[Bk. 17 Ch. 1 ]
About the same time there was an earthquake in the regions round the Hellespont and the Chersonese; but the chief effect of it was, that the city of Lysimachia, founded two and twenty years before by king Lysimachus,1 was sunk in ruins; a prodigy which portended disasters to Lysimachus and his family, destruction to his kingdom, and calamity to the disturbed provinces.
A diadochus of Alexander, who became a basileus in 306 BC, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. He founded Lysimachia in 309 BC. [nE] ↩