r alone persisted, whereas the former, in all probability, was at times filled at irregular intervals and at times gave out altogether. Scotussa I have already mentioned in my account of Dodona and of the oracle in Thessaly, saying that originally it was near this place.7. 7. 12. In the territory of Scotussa there is a place called Cynoscephalae,"Dogs' Heads," a low range of hills. near which Titus QuintiusTitus Quintius Flamininus. and the Romans, along with the Aetolians, in a great battle197 B.C. conquered Philip the son of Demetrius, king of the Macedonians.
Magnetis, also, has been treated by Homer in about the same way. For although he has already enumerated many of the places in Magnetis, none of these are called Magnetan by him except those two places, and even these are designated by him in a dim and indistinct way:Homer nowhere specifically names either the Magnetans or their country except in Hom. Il. 2.756,, where he says, "Prothoüs, son of Tenthredon, was the leader of