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Dryopes

The Hermioneans are Dryopians, driven out of the country now called Doris by Herakles and the Malians.


Halieis

  Halieis (Halieis), the name of a sea-faring people on the coast of Hermionis, who derived their name from their fisheries. (Strab. viii. p. 373.) They gave their name to a town on the coast of Herinionis, where the Tirynthians and Hermionians took refuge when they were expelled from their own cities by the Argives. (Ephor. ap. Byz. s. v. Halieis; Strab. viii. p. 373.) This town was taken about Ol. 80 by Aneristus, the son of Sperthias, and made subject to Sparta (hos heile Halieas [not alieas] tous ek Tirunthos, Helod. vii. 137). The district was afterwards ravaged on more than one occasion by the Athenians. (Thuc. i. 105, ii. 56, iv. 45; Diod. xi. 78.) After the Peloponnesian War the Halieis are mentioned by Xenophon as an autonomous people. (Xen. Hell. iv. 2. 6, vi. 2, ยง 3.)
  The district is called e Halias by Thucydides (ii. 56, iv. 45), who also calls the people or their town Halieis; for, in i. 105, the true reading is es Halias, i.e. Halieas. (See Meineke, and Steph. B. s. v. Halieis.) In an inscription we find en Halieusin. (Bockh, Inscr. no. 165.)

This text is from: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD). Cited September 2004 from The Perseus Project URL below, which contains interesting hyperlinks


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