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Pogon

Πώγων). A name given to the harbour of Troezen from its shape, being formed by a curved strip of land which resembled a beard (πώγων): hence arose the proverbial joke, πλεύσειας εἰς Τροιζηνα, which was addressed to those whose chins were but scantily provided. Herodotus says that the Greek ships were ordered to assemble there prior to the battle of Salamis. See Troezen.

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