In S.E. Argolis, of Dryopian origin, its contingent at Plataea, at, city, founded by Hermion, receives Dorian settlers from Argos, its former situation, its later situation, sanctuary of Subterranean Demeter at Hermion.
Hermione is one of the important
cities; and its seaboard is held by the Halieis,
as they are called, men who busy themselves on the sea. And it is commonly reported
that the descent to Hades in the country of the Hermionians is a short cut; and
this is why they do not put passage money in the mouths of their dead. (Strabo
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