A town of Triphylia, in Elis, belonging to Nestor (Hom. Il. ii. 594), is said
by Strabo to have been a colony from the Thessalian Pteleum. This town had disappeared
in Strabo's time; but its uninhabited woody site was still called Pteleasimum.
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (1854) (ed. William Smith, LLD)