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Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities


A district in Thessaly, between Hestiaeotis and Magnesia.

Greek & Roman Geography (ed. William Smith)


  Pelasgiotis, inhabited by the Pelasgiotae (Pelasgiotai,), extended S. of the Peneius, and along the western side of Pelion and Ossa, including the districtcalled the Pelasgic plain. (Strab. ix. p. 443.) The name shows that this district was originally inhabited by Pelasgians; and its chief town was Larissa, a well known name of Pelasgic cities.

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