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Μοτύη). An ancient town in the northwest of Sicily, situated on a small island (now S. Pantaleo) near the coast, with which it was connected by a mole. It was founded by the Phœnicians, and next belonged to the Carthaginians, who transferred its inhabitants to the town of Lilybaeum, B.C. 397 ( 2).

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    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.2
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