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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.) 1 1 Browse Search
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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK VII., CHAPTER VII. (search)
t colonists from Phrygia into the Peloponnesus, which took his name; DanausB. C. 1570. He was king of Argos. brought colonists from Egypt; Dry- opes, Caucones, Pelasgi, Leleges, and other barbarous nations, partitioned among themselves the country on this side of the isthmus.The Peloponnesus, which before the arrival of Pelops was called Apia. The case was the same on the other side of the isthmus; for Thracians, under their leader Eumolpus,Eumolpus took possession of Eleusis B. C. 1400. He is said to have there instituted the mysteries of Ceres. took possession of Attica; Tereus of Daulis in Phocæa; the Phœnicians, with their leader Cadmus,Cadmus, son of Agenor, king of Tyre, arrived in Bœotia B. C. 1550. The citadel of Thebes was named after him. occupied the Cadmeian district; Aones, and Temmices, and Hyantes, Bœotia. Pindar says, there was a time when the Bœotian people were called Syes.Sues, Su/as, swine, in allusion to their ignorance. Some names show their barbar