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Apollodorus, Library (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book 2 (search)
1218. From these accounts we gather that the Dryopians were a wild robber tribe,
whose original home was in the fastnesses of Mount Parnassus. Driven from there by the
advance of the Dorians, they dispersed and settled, some in Thessaly, some in Euboea, some
in Peloponnese, and some even in Cyprus. Down to the second century of our era the
descendants of the Dryopians maintained their national or tribal traditions and pride of
birth at Asine, on the coast of Messenia （Paus.
And afterwards setting out from there, he fought as an ally of Aegimius, king of the
Dorians.On the war which Herakles, in alliance with
Aegimius, king of the Dorians, waged with the Lapiths, see Diod.
4.37.3ff. For the Lapiths, commanded by Coronus, made war on him in a
dispute about the boundaries of the country; and being besieged he called in the help of
Hercules, offering him a share of the co