（τὸ Κοκκύγιον ὄρος
“Cuckoo-Mountain.” A mountain of Argolis, between Halicé and
Hermioné. Its previous name was Thornax, but it received the appellation of
Coccygius from the circumstance that Zeus was metamorphosed there into the bird called Coccyx
) by the Greeks. On its summit was a temple sacred
to that god, and another of Apollo at the base (Pausan. ii. 36).