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Mythology (3)

Historic figures


ALAGONIA (Ancient city) AVIA
Alagonia, a daughter of Zeus and Europa, from whom Alagonia, a town in Laconia, derived its name. (Paus. iii. 21.6, 26.8)


AVIA (Ancient city) KALAMATA
Abia, the nurse of Hyllus, a son of Heracles. She built a temple of Heracles at Ira in Messenia, for which the Heraclid Cresphontes afterwards honoured her in various other ways, and also by changing the name of the town of Ira into Abia. (Paus. iv. 30. Β§ 1.)

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