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Ancient literary sources (22)

Apollonius of Rhodes

Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2,516


Perseus Encyclopedia

AFETES (Ancient port) SOUTH PELION

Aphetae

In Magnesia, on the Pagasaean gulf, station of Xerxes' fleet, storm and shipwreck there, in Thessaly, Herakles left by the Argonauts at:


ALOS (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA

Alus

In Achaea, tradition and ceremonial there.


IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS

Iolkos (Iolcus)

Jason at, founded by Cretheus, Pelias, King of, return of the Argonauts to, Jason and Medea expelled from, Peleus purified by Acastus at, laid waste by Peleus, who enters the city between the severed limbs of Astydamia, Minyans of, offered by the Thessalians to the exiled Hippias.


KASTHANEA (Ancient city) RIGAS FERAIOS

Casthanaea

A town in Magnesia.


MAGNESIA (Ancient area) THESSALIA

Magnesia

In Thessaly, Xerxes' fleet there, Magnesians in Xerxes' army, at foot of Mount Pelion, Magnesians belong to Amphictyonic League.


PAGASSES (Ancient city) VOLOS

Pagasae

At the head of the Pagasacan gulf in Magnesia, a station of Xerxes' fleet.


PELION (Mountain) MAGNESSIA

Pelion

Mount, piled on Ossa, the hunt of Acastus and Peleus on, Peleus and Thetis married on, the Argo built there, Pelion and Ossa in the E. of Thessaly, wreck of Xerxes' fleet near Pelion.


Strabo

AFETES (Ancient port) SOUTH PELION

Aphetae

Nearby is Aphetae also, so named as being the "apheterium" of the Argonauts.


DIMITRIAS (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA

Demetrias

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


FERES (Ancient city) RIGAS FERAIOS

Pherae

The seaport of Pherae is Pagasae, which is ninety stadia distant from Pherae and twenty from Iolcus (Strab. 9,5,15).


IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS

Iolcus

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


NILIA (Ancient city) VOLOS

Nelia

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


OLIZON (Ancient city) SOUTH PELION

Olizon

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


ORMINION (Ancient city) VOLOS

Ormenium

Ormenium itself, was one of the dependencies of Demetrias (Strab. 9,5,18)..


PTELEOS (Ancient city) ALMYROS

Pteleum

And Artemidorus places Halus on the seaboard, as situated outside the Maliac Gulf, indeed, but as belonging to Phthiotis; for proceeding thence in the direction of the Peneius, he places Pteleum after Antron, and then Halus at a distance of one hundred and ten stadia from Pteleum.


PYRASSOS (Ancient city) VOLOS

Pyrasus

...and to Pyrasus, which has been razed to the ground (Strab. 9,5,14).


RIZOUS (Ancient city) THESSALIA

Rhizus

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


SIPIAS (Ancient city) SOUTH PELION

Sepias

Iolcus is situated above the sea seven stadia from Demetrias. Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias (Strab. 9,5,15).


VIVI (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA

Boebe

Demetrias, which is on the sea between Nelia and Pagasae, was founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who named it after himself, settling in it the inhabitants of the nearby towns, Nelia and Pagasae and Ormenium, and also Rhizus, Sepias, Olizon, Boebe, and Iolcus, which are now villages belonging to Demetrias.


Thucydides

PYRASSOS (Ancient city) VOLOS

Pyrasus

Ancient alliance brought the Thessalians to the aid of Athens; those who came being the Larisaeans, Pharsalians, Cranonians, Pyrasians, Gyrtonians, and Pheraeans (Thuc. 2,22,3).


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