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OLMONES (Ancient city) VIOTIA
Son of Sisyphus, receives land from Eteocles, succeeds to kingdom of Orchomenus, his daughters.

Holmus, (Holmos), a son of Sisyphus, and father of Minyas. He was believed to have founded the town of Holmones or Halmones, in the neighbourhood of Orchomenus. (Paus. ix. 24.3; Steph. Byz. s. v.)



Acraephnian: discovers oracle of Trophonius.

Historic figures


Acraepheus (Akraipheus), a son of Apollo, to whom the foundation of the Boeotian town of Acraephia was ascribed. Apollo, who was worshipped in that place, derived from it the surname of Acraephius or Acraephiaeus. (Steph. Byz. s. v. Akraiphia; Paus. ix. 23.3, 40. 2.)

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