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Engyon

ENGYON, an ancient town of the interior of Sicily, a Cretan colony, according to legend, and famous for an ancient temple of the Matres which aroused the greed of Verres. Its site is uncertain; some topographers have identified it with Gangi, a town 20 m. S.S.E. of Cefalu, but only on the ground of the similarity of the two names.

See C. Hülsen in Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopädie, v. 2568.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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