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PYLOS (Ancient city) MESSINIA
City of Messenia, called sandy by Homer, founded by Neleus, given to Neleus by Aphareus, captured and ravaged by Herakles, Amythaon in, Hermes brings the stolen kine to, kine of Phylacus brought to, palace of Nestor and his sons at, people of Pylos emigrate from Messenia.


Cape in Messenia.



The poet (Homer) prolongs the Pylian Sea as far as the seven cities which Agamemnon promised to Achilles: "and all are situated near the sea of sandy Pylus;" for this phrase is equivalent to "near the Pylian Sea."

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