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SPALATHRA (Plin. Nat. 4.9. s. 16; Σπάλαυθρα, Scylax, p. 25; Σπαλέθρη, Steph. B. sub voce Σπάλαθρον, Hellanic. ap. Steph. B. sub voce: Eth. Σπαλαθραῖος), a town of Magnesia, in Thessaly, upon the Pagasaean gulf. It is conjectured that this town is meant by Lycophron (899), who describes Prothous, the leader of the Magnetes in the Iliad, as ἐκ Παλαύθρων (Σπαλαύθρων). (See Müller, ad Scyl. l.c.

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