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Strabo, Geography, Book 6, chapter 1 (search)
d footnote. was killed. He, too, was deceived by the oracleThe oracle, quoted by Casaubon from some source unknown to subsequent editors was:*ai)aki/dh, profu/laco molei=n *a)xerou/sion u(/dwr*pandosi/hn d' o(/qi toi qa/natos peprwme/nos e)sti/Source unknown. "Son of Aeacus, beware to go to the Acherusian water and Pandosia, where it is fated you will die." at Dodona, which bade him be on his guard against Acheron and Pandosia; for places which bore these names were pointed out to him in Thesprotia, but he came to his end here in Brettium. Now the fortress has three summits, and the River Acheron flows past it. And there was another oracle that helped to deceive him: Three-hilled Pandosia, much people shalt thou kill one day; for he thought that the oracle clearly meant the destruction of the enemy, not of his own people. It is said that Pandosia was once the capital of the Oenotrian Kings. After Consentia comes Hipponium, which was founded by the Locrians. Later on, the Brett