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”4and, concerning her brothers,“for already her father and her brothers bid her marry Eurymachus;
”5for, in the first place, it is improbable that they were living in Lacedaemon, since in that case Telemachus would not have lodged at the home of Menelaüs when he went to Lacedaemon, and, secondly, we have no tradition of their having lived elsewhere. But they say that Tyndareus and his brother Icarius, after being banished by Hippocoön from their homeland, went to Thestius, the ruler of the Pleuronians, and helped him to acquire possession of much of the country on the far side of the Acheloüs on condition that they should receive a share of it; that Tyndareus, however, went back home, having married Leda, the daughter of Thestius, whereas Icarius stayed on, keeping a portion of Acarnania, and by Polycaste, the daughter of Lygaeus, begot both Penelope and her brothers. Now I have already set forth that the Acarnanians were enumerated in the Catalogue of Ships,6 that they took part in the expedition to Ilium, and that among these were named "those who lived on the 'shore,'"7 and also“those who held the mainland and dwelt in parts opposite.
”8 But as yet neither had the mainland been named "Acarnania" nor the shore "Leucas."
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