Palici

Greek - Twin gods of Sicily. Sons of Hephaestus by Etna or of Zeus. By Thalia. In the story of their parentage by Zeus, the pregnant nymph Thalia asked to be buried to escape the wrath of Hera. The twins were born underground and made their way to the surface through some pools. Those who protest their innocence at these pools are killed if they are guilty or allowed to live if innocent. In some references, known as Palici.

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