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Hactenus, sc. locutus est. Cf. 198 n.Oenides, Calydonia. Cf. 457 n.Peucetios. The Peucetii or Poediculi were one of the three chief tribes which made up the population of Apulia, the others being the Messapians, or Iapygians, and the Daunians. They were said to be the descendants of three sons of Lycaon, Iapyx, Peucetius and Daunius, a tradition corresponding to the real affinity which facilitated the Hellenisation of this province. See Mommsen, Hist. of Rome, T. I. pp. 10, 495.
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