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Ancient literary sources (22)

Apollonius of Rhodes

ATHAMANTION VALLEY (Ancient plain) MAGNESSIA
Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2,516

Perseus Encyclopedia

Aphetae

AFETES (Ancient port) SOUTH PELION
In Magnesia, on the Pagasaean gulf, station of Xerxes' fleet, storm and shipwreck there, in Thessaly, Herakles left by the Argonauts at:

Alus

ALOS (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA
In Achaea, tradition and ceremonial there.

Iolkos (Iolcus)

IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
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.

Casthanaea

KASTHANEA (Ancient city) RIGAS FERAIOS
A town in Magnesia.

Magnesia

MAGNESIA (Ancient area) THESSALIA
In Thessaly, Xerxes' fleet there, Magnesians in Xerxes' army, at foot of Mount Pelion, Magnesians belong to Amphictyonic League.

Pagasae

PAGASSES (Ancient city) VOLOS
At the head of the Pagasacan gulf in Magnesia, a station of Xerxes' fleet.

Pelion

PELION (Mountain) MAGNESSIA
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

Aphetae

AFETES (Ancient port) SOUTH PELION
Nearby is Aphetae also, so named as being the "apheterium" of the Argonauts.

Demetrias

DIMITRIAS (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA
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.

Pherae

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

Iolcus

IOLKOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
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.

Nelia

NILIA (Ancient city) VOLOS
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

OLIZON (Ancient city) SOUTH PELION
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.

Ormenium

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

Pteleum

PTELEOS (Ancient city) ALMYROS
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.

Pyrasus

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

Rhizus

RIZOUS (Ancient city) THESSALIA
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.

Sepias

SIPIAS (Ancient city) SOUTH PELION
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).

Boebe

VIVI (Ancient city) MAGNESSIA
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

Pyrasus

PYRASSOS (Ancient city) VOLOS
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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