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Strabo, Geography (ed. H.C. Hamilton, Esq., W. Falconer, M.A.), BOOK VII., CHAPTER III. (search)
arallel expression of Hesiod, Theogon. verse 971, one is greatly astonished at the ignorance and eccentricity of those who sought to make a place Demus out of this passage of Homer. in Ithaca, PelethroniumAccording to some, Pelethronium was a city of Thessaly; according to others, it was a mountain there, or even a part of Mount Pelion. in Pelium, and the Glaucopium at Athens.There is no mention of any Glaucopium throughout the writings of Homer. Eustathius, on the Odyssey, book ii. page 1451, remarks that it was from the epithet glaukw=pis, blue-eyed or fierce-eyed, which he so often gives to Minerva, that the citadel at Athens was called the Glaucopium, while Stephen of Byzantium, on )Alalkome/nion, asserts that both the epithet glaukw=pis and the name of the citadel Glaucopium comes from Glaucopus, the son of Alalcomeneus. With these and a few similar trifling observations, most of which he has drawn from Eratosthenes, whose inaccuracy we have before shown, he breaks off.