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Ancient literary sources (4)

Perseus Encyclopedia

Cyllene

KYLLINI (Ancient city) ILIA
Port of Elis.

Hyrmina

YRMINI (Ancient city) ILIA
City of Elis.

Strabo

Cyllene

KYLLINI (Ancient city) ILIA
   After this cape (Araxos), as one proceeds towards the west, one comes to the naval station of the Eleians, Cyllene, from which there is a road leading inland to the present city Elis, a distance of one hundred and twenty stadia. Homer, too, mentions this Cyllene when he says, "Otus, a Cyllenian, a chief of the Epeians," for he would not have represented a chieftain of the Epeians as being from the Arcadian mountain.10 Cyllene is a village of moderate size; and it has the Asclepius made by Colotes--an ivory image that is wonderful to behold. After Cyllene one comes to the promontory Chelonatas, the most westerly point of the Peloponnesus. Off Chelonatas lies an isle, and also some shallows that are on the common boundary between Coele Elis and the country of the Pisatae; and from here the voyage to Cephallenia is not more than eighty stadia. Somewhere in this neighborhood, on the aforesaid boundary line, there also flows the River Elison or Elisa.

Hyrmine

YRMINI (Ancient city) ILIA
..Hyrmine and Myrsinus belong to the Eleian country .. Now Hyrmine was a small town. It is no longer in existence, but near Cyllene there is a mountain promontory called Hormina or Hyrmina.

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