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[57] Erycina. Venus was called Erycina, from Eryx, a mountain of Sicily, where Aeneas built and consecrated a temple to her.

Sicanos; Sicilian mountains; for the Sicani inhabited Sicily before the Siculi arrived from Italy.

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