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Phocus

Φῶκος).


1.

The son of Aeacus and the nymph Psamathé, slain by his half-brothers Telamon and Peleus, who were therefore sent into banishment by Aeacus. From him the country Phocis derived its name (Pausan. ii. 29, 2).


2.

The son of Ornytion of Corinth or of Poseidon. He colonized the territory about Mount Parnassus (Pausan. ii. 4, 3).

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