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[683] Φθίην: home of Peleus and Achilles, cf. 1.169. In the valley of the Spercheüs.

Ἑλλάδα: the country under the rule of Peleus. Thence the name was extended not only to what is known as Greece, but to Greek colonies all over the Eastern world.

καλλιγύναικα: this epith. appears only in the acc. The inflection of the adj. seems to be attracted to that of the noun “γυνή”.

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