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INA (Ἴνα, Ptol.: Eth. Inensis), a town of Sicily, the position of which is wholly unknown, except that Ptolemy reckons it among the inland towns in the south of the island. (Ptol. 3.4.15.) That author is the only one of the geographers that mentions it, and the name has been thought corrupt; but it is supported by the best MSS. of Ptolemy, and the reading “Inenses” is equally well supported in Cicero (Cic. Ver. 3.43), where the old editions had “Ennenses.” (Zumpt, ad loc.) The orator appears to rank them among the minor communities of the island which had been utterly ruined by the exactions of Verres.


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    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 3.4
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