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[3] Pelasgiadas pervenit in urbes. 'A report has been spread all over the cities of Greece.' The Pelasgi were the most ancient of ail the Greeks, and had their name from Pelasgus, the son of Jupiter. The appellation of Pelasgia was at first given only to a part of Thessaly, afterwards to Peloponnesus; and lastly it became a common appellation for all Greece.

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