The ancients derived the name of the Mamertines in Messana from the god Mamers.
- Paulus Diaconus, p. 131 (ed. Müller).
- On the Latin Language v, 73; comp. Plutarch. Numa, 21.
- Cato. De Re Rustica, 83, 141.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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