Siege of Syracuse (film)

Siege of Syracuse (Italian: L'assedio di Siracusa) is a 1960 historical drama film about the Roman Siege of Syracuse, which took place between 213 and 212 B.C., during the Second Punic War with Carthage.

Siege of Syracuse
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Directed byPietro Francisci
Written by
CinematographyCarlo Carlini
Edited byNino Baragli
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
Release date

The film was directed by Pietro Francisci.



Dave Sindelar called the film "un-even".[1] The film was criticized for a lack of historical accuracy.[2]

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  1. ^ Sindelar, Dave (2018-09-02). "The Siege of Syracuse (1960)". Fantastic Movie Musings and Ramblings. Retrieved 2021-01-03.
  2. ^ "Archimedes – Löwe von Syrakus - Hannes' Filmarchiv". Retrieved 2021-01-03.

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