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Erice, a historical city in the mountains close to Trapani in Sicily, Italy.

Erice hosts important scientific meetings, organised by the Italian astro-physicist Antonio Zichichi.

The ancient name of Erice was Eryx.

Venus Temple
A legend says that the temple of Venus (Venere Ericina) in Erice was founded by Aeneas; it was certainly known throughout the Mediterranean area in the ancient age, and an important cult was celebrated in it.

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