Information about the place OLIZON (Ancient city) SOUTH PELION - GTP + Greek Travel Pages

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Perseus Project index

Olizon

Total results on 13/8/2001: 7

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)

Olizon

  Eth. Olizonios. An ancient town of Magnesia in Thessaly, mentioned by Homer, who gives it the epithet of rugged. (Hom. Il. ii. 717.) It possessed a harbour (Scylax, p. 25); and as it was opposite Artemisium in Euboea (Plut. Them. 8), it is placed by Leake on the isthmus connecting the peninsula of Trikhiri with the rest of Magnesia.

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