Iaitos, Iaitia

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9-8C BC      Indigenous center (Sicel fortress) on the summit of Mount Iato near
             S. Cipirrello (15 miles south-west of Palermo).
4C   BC      First bronze coinage in Punic style.
Roman Period Iaitos civitas decumana and one of the 17 privilaged cities
             custodians of the temple of Venus Ericina.
             Commercial influence of Palermo.