Of all these temples the oldest is probably that of Heracles, while the best preserved are those of Hera and Concordia, which are very similar in dimensions; the latter, indeed, a Some writers place Kamikos, the city of the mythical Sican Kokalos, on the site of Acragas or its acropolis; but it appears to have lain to the north-west, possiblyat Caltabellotta,lom.
As we go on, we hear of both Sicel and Sican towns; 1 but we may suspect that any approach to true city life was owing to Greek influences.
552), and the evidence of contemporary inscriptions (I) for a Selinuntine victory over some un- of Sicels known enemy (possibly over Motya also), (2)for dealings between Athens and Segesta with reference to Halicyae, a Sican town.
Of the Sicans we hear less; but Hyccara in the north-west was an independent Sican town on bad terms with Segesta.
Carthage was confirmed in her possession of Selinus, Himera and Acragas, with some Sican districts which had opposed her.
On the coast are some ruins of the ancient Hyccara, the only Sican settlement (probably a fishing village) on the coast.