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Stymphălus

Στύμφαλος). A town in the northeast of Arcadia, the territory of which was bounded on the north by Achaia, on the east by Sicyonia and Phliasia, on the south by the territory of Mantinea, and on the west by that of Orchomenus and Pheneus. The town itself was situated on a mountain of the same name, and on the north side of Lake Stymphălis (Zaraka), on which dwelt, according to tradition, the celebrated birds, called Stymphalĭdes, destroyed by Heracles. See Heracles.

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