NIRIKOS (Ancient city) LEFKADA
Nericus was "on the shore of the mainland" (= Acarnania) and Homer calls it "well built citadel", which was taken by Laertes, when he was the lord of the Cephallenians (Od. 24.376).
Father of Mentes (Od. 1.180).
He was the son of Anchialus and leader of the Taphians, in the likeness of whom Athena encouraged Telemachus (Od. 1.105 & 180).
The people of Taphos (Od. 1.105 & 181, 14.452, 15.427).
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