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date: 19 September 2020

Massalia (Massilia in Roman writers), 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
A. L. F. RivetA. L. F. Rivet, John Frederick DrinkwaterJohn Frederick Drinkwater

mod. Marseille, was founded c.600 bc by settlers from *Phocaea, who obtained the site, on the excellent harbour of Lacydon (Vieux-Port) from the Ligurian Segobriges. Though preceded in the area by Rhodian and other traders, the Massaliotes eventually dominated the coast from ... ...

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