Mythology FARES (Ancient city) KALAMATA - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Son of Hermes and Phylodamia, founds Pharae.



Gorgasus, (Gorgasos), one of the sons of Machaon, the son of Aesculapius, by Anticleia, the daughter of Diocles, king of Pherae, in Messenia who, after the death of his grandfather, succeeded to the kingdom. He also followed the example of his father, by practising the art of healing, for which he received divine honours after his death. (Paus. iv. 30.2.)

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