Lilybaion (Marsala)

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397 BC     Lilybaeum founded by the Carthaginians after their defeat against Dionysios of Syracusa
           at Motya.
368 BC     Dionysios besieges the city but his attempt is unsuccessfull.
276 BC     Also Pyrrhus sieges Lilybaion and failes to take the city.
253 BC     besieged by the Romans
250-241 BC besieged by the Romans
241 BC     by treaty in Roman hands.
           The coinage of Lilybaion belongs to the Roman period.