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The Cabaleis are said to be the Solymi; at any rate, the hill that lies above the fortress of the Termessians is called Solymus, and the Termessians themselves are called Solymi. Near by is the Palisade of Bellerophon, and also the tomb of his son Peisander, who fell in the battle against the Solymi. This account agrees also with the words of the poet, for he says of Bellerophon,“next he fought with the glorious Solymi,
1and of his son,“and Peisander2 his son was slain by Ares, insatiate of war, when he was fighting with the Solymi.
3Termessus is a Pisidian city, which lies directly above Cibyra and very near it.

1 Hom. Il. 6.184

2 The Homeric text reads "Isander" (see 12. 8. 5).

3 Hom. Il. 6.203

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