PaliciThe term Palici refers to twin gods in Roman and, to a lesser extent, Greek mythology. They are sons of Etna or Thalia with Zeus or Hephaestus, and Sicilian chthonic gods of geysers, venerated as heroes. In Palacia, there was a shrine to the Palici. People could subject themselves or others to tests of reliability through divine judgement. Passing meant an oath could be trusted.