Φαιστόν: southwest of Gortyna; birthplace of the poet and prophet Epimenides. cf. “ἔστι δέ τις λισσὴ αἰπεῖά τε εἰς ἅλα πέτρη ι ἐσχατίῃ Γόρτυνος ἐν ἠεροειδέι πόντῳ: ι ἔνθα Νότος μέγα κῦμα ποτὶ σκαιὸν ῥίον ὠθεῖ, ι ἐς Φαιστόν, μικρὸς δὲ λίθος μέγα κῦμ̓ ἀποέργει γ” 293 ff. There half of the fleet of Menelaus were wrecked.
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