Assorus, Sicily

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The Sicel city the Romans called Assorus (Greek Assoros) is the modern Assoro in the province of Enna, Sicily.[1] Assorus was an inland town, midway between Enna and Agyrium. It long resisted Hellenization, and retained its traditional Sicel character.[2] Cicero refers to the site in his Verrine orations.[3]

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  1. ^ Wilson, R.; DARMC; R. Talbert; V. Vitale; J. Becker; S. Gillies; J. Prag; T. Elliott. "Places: 462106 (Assorus)". Pleiades. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Diodorus Siculus 14.58
  3. ^ Marcus Tullius Cicero, In Verrem,,,

Coordinates: 37°37′28″N 14°25′20″E / 37.62444°N 14.42222°E / 37.62444; 14.42222