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Perseus Encyclopedia

Calydon (Kalydon)

KALYDON (Ancient city) IERA POLIS MESSOLONGIOU
City in Aetolia, Oeneus king of, the Calydonian boar, Herakles woos Deianira at, Tydeus flees from, Alcmaeon goes to, spring Callirhoe at, population transferred by Augustus to Nicopolis, Calydonians worship Artemis above all gods.

Pleuron

PLEVRON (Ancient city) ETOLOAKARNANIA
City in Aetolia, severed from Achaean confederacy.

Strabo

Halicyrna

ALIKARNA (Ancient city) IERA POLIS MESSOLONGIOU
the village Halicyrna, above which thirty stadia in the interior, lies Calydon

Pleuron

PLEVRON (Ancient city) ETOLOAKARNANIA
Aetolia also has a very large mountain, Corax, which borders on Oeta; and it has among the rest of its mountains, and more in the middle of the country than Corax, Aracynthus, near which New Pleuron was founded by the inhabitants of the Old, who abandoned their city, which had been situated near Calydon in a district both fertile and level, at the time when Demetrius, surnamed Aetolicus, laid waste the country; above Molycreia are Taphiassus and Chalcis, rather high mountains, on which were situated the small cities Macynia and Chalcis, the latter bearing the same name as the mountain, though it is also called Hypochalcis.

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