Now Cape Palinuro; a promontory on the west coast of Lucania, said to have derived its name
from Palinurus, pilot of the ship of Aeneas, who fell into the sea, and was murdered on the
coast by the natives (Aen. v. 833 Aen., vi. 337).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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