And after this Ducetius, the leader of the Siceli, gathered all the cities which were
of the same race, with the exception of Hybla, into one and a common federation; and being an
energetic man, he was always grasping after innovations, and so he gathered a large army from
the Sicilian League and removed the city of Menae, which was his native state, and planted it
in the plain. Also near the sacred precinct of the Palici, as they are called, he founded an
important city, which he named Palice after the gods just mentioned.