[si-jes-tuh; Italian se-jes-tah]
- Also Segeste. an ancient Greek and Carthaginian city in NW Sicily: near present-day Alcamo.
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Segesta was founded by a people who wanted protection, and feared the sea.
Probably it was won from Segesta, that most hated Elymian neighbor.Vacation days in Greece
Rufus B. Richardson
If the theatre of Segesta has no Etna behind it, the surroundings to the eye are in other ways grand.
For Selinunto has to be seen, and Segesta, famous both for the grandeur and interest of their Greek remains.
No words can do justice to the lonely grandeur of the Temple of Segesta.